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ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
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ceu tb CNA.pptx
ceu tb CNA.pptx
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  • 1. Tuberculosis Information 2ceu
  • 2. Purpose and Objectives
    • The purpose of this course is to provide information about Tuberculosis.
    • 1. Describe TB in the U.S.
    • 2. Describe the reasons for recent increases in TB.
    • 3. Describe how TB is spread.
    • 4. Describe how TB is diagnosed.
    • 5. Describe why TB is important in patients with
    • HIV.
  • 3. Introduction
    • Many people think tuberculosis (TB) is a disease of the past. But TB is still a leading killer of young adults worldwide. Some 2 billion people � one-third of the world's population � are infected with TB, which is a chronic bacterial infection . It is spread through the air and usually infects the lungs. Most persons that are infected with TB harbor the bacterium without symptoms but many develop active TB disease. Each year, 8 million people worldwide develop active TB and 3 million die from TB each year.
  • 4.  
  • 5. Status of TB Today
  • 6.  
  • 7. True or False? People who are HIV positive have a higher risk of TB
  • 8.
      • True!
      • People with HIV are particularly vulnerable to TB
  • 9.  
  • 10.
      • True or False?
      • TB is spread through skin to skin contact
  • 11.
      • False!
      • TB is an airborne disease and is spread through coughing, sneezing etc.
  • 12.  
  • 13.
      • True or False?
      • If the body�s resistance is low, there is greater chance of developing active TB.
  • 14.
      • True!
      • Low resistance can be caused by aging, infections like HIV, poor nutrition, or for other reasons, can lead to development of active TB
  • 15. What is "Active" Disease?
  • 16.
    • A person with latent TB is not contagious.
  • 17.
      • True or False?
      • Early symptoms of TB include a severe, hacking cough.
  • 18.
      • False!
      • Early symptoms may not include a cough, but do include weight loss, fever, night sweats, and loss of appetite.
  • 19. Symptoms of TB infections
    • Persistent and productive cough, weight loss, bloody sputum, night sweats, fever, and anorexia are common symptoms of TB infection.
  • 20. How is TB Diagnosed?
  • 21.  
  • 22.
      • True or False?
      • TB is a curable disease.
  • 23.
      • True!
      • With appropriate treatment, TB is curable in 9 out of 10 patients.
  • 24. Importance of Completing Treatment
  • 25.
      • True or False?
      • If a patient does not complete all his anti-TB medications, he is more likely to develop multi-drug resistant TB (MDR- TB).
  • 26.
    • True!
    • The TB bacteria goes stronger if medication doses are missed or if the course of antibiotics is not completed.
  • 27. Can MDR-TB be Treated?
  • 28. How is TB Prevented?
  • 29.
      • True or False?
      • Using appropriate isolation precautions when working with a TB patient helps prevent the spread of TB.
  • 30.
      • True!
      • Precautions include masks, ultraviolet lights, special filters, and special respirators
  • 31. Is There a Vaccine for TB?
  • 32.
      • True or False?
      • BCG Vaccine is recommended only for babies in the US, as it is not very effective in adults.
  • 33.
      • False.
      • BCG Vaccine is not recommended for general use in adults or babies in the United States.
      • Is There a Vaccine for TB?
  • 34. How is M. tuberculosis Infection Different in People with HIV Infection?
  • 35.
      • True or False?
      • TB cannot be prevented in patients who are HIV positive.
  • 36.
      • False!
      • TB can be both prevented and treated in patients with HIV.
  • 37. TB Infection in HIV Patients
  • 38. Conclusion
  • 39.
    • Click here to start your TB post test questions

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