Session II - TB Infection Diagnosis, TB Infection Testing Option, TB Infection Testing Nuances
- Choose an appropriate test for various individuals who are high risk
- Describe factors or scenarios that can impact test interpretation (BCG vaccination, HIV, TST booster effect)
- Communicate to promote patient understanding and adherence with testing
- Interpret IGRA and differentiate between Quantiferon and T-Spot (indeterminate results etc.)
- Analyze challenging scenarios (TST positive, IGRA negative)
- Communicate to promote patient understanding of test results and adherence with next steps
- Include TNFs
- Identify if and when to delay treatment in certain primary care populations (pregnancy/breastfeeding, pediatric, other active medical problem etc.)
- Determine if and how to restart TB infection treatment if an individual missed doses
- Identify the appropriate forms to complete for Rhode Island Department of Health case reporting
The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Risk Management: This program qualifies for 1. hour CME credit in Risk Management, one of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME re-licensure requirements.
Other Healthcare Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hour AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This credit is accepted by the AANP and the AAPA.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.