Tuberculosis Education and the Congregate Setting Contact Investigation: A Resource for the Public Health Worker

The TB education session is a vital part of the congregate setting contact investigation. This web-based resource will assist public health workers as they plan and conduct an effective TB education session in the congregate setting. Following the guidelines and using the PowerPoint ® presentation provided, they can teach the lay audience what it needs to know about TB transmission, infection, disease, skin testing and treatment. This resource includes: a complete, modifiable TB-education presentation, frequently asked questions about TB, specific to congregate setting contact investigations, TB vocabulary for lay audiences, pull-out TB fact sheet and an education session evaluation form.

This material is available on-line only.

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Additional documents (forms & slides):

  • A complete, modifiable TB-education PowerPoint┬« presentation [PPT]
  • Education session evaluation form [DOC]