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