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Tuberculosis: hot topic March 2016

Tuberculosis: hot topic March 2016

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


March 15, 2016


March 12, 2019

Programme Description

Respiratory nurse Jane Scullion and GP Dr Steve Holmes outline the key recommendations relevant to primary care in the latest NICE guidance on tuberculosis (TB). This article is from the March 2016 edition of MIMS Learning in print. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include TB prevention, symptoms and specialist services.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Demonstrate awareness of the NICE recommendations for diagnosing and managing TB
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Jane Scullion
    Respiratory nurse consultant

    Dr Steve Holmes
    GP with an interest in respiratory care
    Shepton Mallet


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required