Understanding and Preventing Tuberculosis. To every patient, every time, we will provide the care that we would want for our own loved ones. . Health, healing and hope. Objectives. After completing this course the Health Care Worker will be able to: ○Compare latent and active TB.
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To every patient, every time, we will provide the care that we would want for our own loved ones.
Health, healing and hope.
What Happens When a Person is Exposed To Tuberculosis?
○Coughing for more than
○Coughing up blood-
○Shortness of breath
○Loss of appetite
(Negative Pressure Rooms)
in addition to Standard Precautions
Patient Placement: Use a PRIVATE ROOM that has:
Patient must remain in room with door closed.
A HOSPITAL-APPROVED RESPIRATOR must be worn to enter this room.
VISITORS: Must report to nurse before entering
Steps to Take