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Public Health Nursing Practice Manual

Tuberculosis (TB) Contact Follow-up: Individual

Standard of Practice

Description

Practice

Evaluation (Cont.)

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      Lower risk contact outside of public health nurse’s district: send a copy of the H-289 and the original H-304 to district of residence within 14 days.

      • o

        Higher risk contact outside of the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County Public Health: send a copy of the H-289 or Interjurisdictional TB Notification (ITBN) to TB Control Program within 7 days.

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        Lower risk contact outside of the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County Public Health: send a copy of the H-289 or Interjurisdictional TB Notification (ITBN) to the TB Control Program within 14 days.

      • o

        Ensure that H-304 Preventative Treatment Closure is dispositioned and submitted if indicated.

  • 4.

    Document in the NPMS:

    • File a copy of the PHN Assessment per the PHN Assessment Form instructions.

  • 5.

    Evaluate client satisfaction:

  • Give client satisfaction form to the contact for completion and submission in a pre-addressed, stamped envelope.

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