Practical Solutions for TB Infection Control: Infectiousness and Isolation

This Flash presentation with streaming audio provides information on how to determine whether your TB patient is infectious and demonstrates practical ways that you can prevent TB transmission in your clinic, in transit, and in the patient's home. Throughout the training, interactive questions allow you to test and apply what you've learned. At the end of the presentation, there is a list of additional resources that includes links to further written information as well as links to the Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers.

Target audience
Healthcare workers who interact with TB patients, who supervise staff working with TB patients, or who manage clinics that provide services to TB patients.


Heidi Behm, RN, MPH
Acting TB Controller
Public Health Division
Department of Human Services
Portland, Oregon

Janet Abernathy, RN, BSN
Assistant Director of Quality
San Ramon Regional Medical Center
San Ramon, California

Completion Time
The estimated time to complete this online course is 60 minutes.

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Date of Release
December 2009.

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