Medical Terminology: Tuberculosis

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2017-11-07 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This 3-hour continuing education course will help interpreters working with health care providers and patients understand what tuberculosis is. The training will broaden the student’s knowledge of specific terminology and vocabulary often used by health care professionals when caring for patients with tuberculosis. Training will provide an overview of TB in the U.S. and educate interpreters working with providers and TB patients about transmission, testing, diagnosis, and treatment.

This is a live in-person training November 7th here at CCFW 249 W. Thornhill Dr. FW TX 76115

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