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Understanding tuberculosis in an era of global travel

Benkert, Ramona A. PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP; Clifton, Ann MSN, ANP-BC, CHES

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000529664.31694.a4
Feature: LUNG INFECTION

Abstract: With the resurgence of tuberculosis (TB), it is imperative that healthcare providers have the necessary skills to manage the specialized issues of prevention, recognition, and treatment of TB. The case study in this article illustrates these skills for NPs and other advanced practice providers.

With the resurgence of tuberculosis (TB), it is imperative that healthcare providers have the necessary skills to manage the specialized issues of prevention, recognition, and treatment of TB. The case study in this article illustrates these skills for NPs and other advanced practice providers.

Ramona A. Benkert is the associate dean of academic and clinical affairs and an associate professor at Wayne State University, College of Nursing, Detroit, Mich.

Ann Clifton is the CNO at Campus Health Center, Wayne State University, Nursing Practice Corporation, Detroit, Mich.

The authors and planners have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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