The purpose of this course is to provide an interactive and comprehensive presentation of Mantoux skin testing for the diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection. Although no specific quotations are provided, all information is taken directly from the sixth edition of the Canadian Tuberculosis Standards (CTBS) published by the Public Health Agency of Canada (2007). The CTBS is a joint project of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Lung Association/Canadian Thoracic Society.
Who should take the course?
The Tuberculosis (TB) e-learning course is for health care providers who will be administering and reading TB skin tests.
What does the course cover?
The course will provide you with an understanding of the following areas:
- What is a Mantoux Skin Test?
- How to Administer a Mantoux Skin Test
- How to Read a Mantoux Skin Test
- How to Interpret the Reading
What are the requirements for the online course?
To view the requirements for the online course please go to our e-learning server. If you are using a company computer, check with your system administrator if you have any questions.
How do I get a certificate when I take the online course?
Once you have completed the online course, you will have the option of printing your certificate directly from the online course.