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TB Surveillance and Testing Certification

 
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Are you a health care professional? Do you need to be certified? The Mississippi State Department of Health offers tuberculosis continuing education in locations statewide.

Curriculum and Requirements

  • Tuberculin surveillance and skin test curriculum includes certification and 6.33 contact hours of nursing continuing education.
  • The course is designed for health care professionals, both public and private, who administer and read tuberculin skin test results.
  • Curriculum meets the MSDH licensing requirements for institutions for the aged and infirm and requirements for Medicaid reimbursement.
  • Heath care professionals are required to be recertified every five years. Certification is limited to the health care professional's scope of practice.

Preparatory Review

A review of the following Glossary and Mantoux chart is strongly recommended prior to attending class.

Scheduled TB Training

5-year recertification requirement for TB tuberculin skin testing is waived until 2021. Details »

Certificate Replacement

If you have earned a training certificate and need a duplicate or replacement copy of your certificate, you can request a replacement online, or by mail.

Contact

For more information about these or any other classes, please call the MSDH TB Line at 601-576-7705.

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Last reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
Mississippi State Department of Health 570 East Woodrow Wilson Dr Jackson, MS 39216 866-HLTHY4U Contact and information

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