CDC UPDATE!!! New Employee TB Screening Webinar
The CDC published updated guidelines on TB screening for new healthcare workers in May 2019. The recommendations still include the two-step skin test, but now provide additional guidance on screening measures and treatment of latent TB for healthcare workers.
Join Karen Gregory as she reviews the CDC guidance in this 30-minute webinar.
At the completion of this session attendees will:
- Explain the process for new hire TB evaluation
- Discuss management of employees diagnosed with latent TB
Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN
Karen has over 20 years of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved. Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control. Karen has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader, is on the Editorial Review Board for the OSAP publication Infection Control in Practice and serves on the Board of Directors for OSAP.
No continuing education credits are offered for this recorded webinar