Mississippi State Department of Health

TB Surveillance and Testing Certification


Are you a health care professional? Do you need to be certified? The Mississippi State Department of Health offers tuberculosis continuing education in locations statewide.

Effective November 1, 2021, we are offering an online course for re-certification only as well as in-person workshops.

Effective August 1, 2021, the TB certification fee will increase to $50.

Curriculum and Requirements

Course Completion

Criteria for successful completion include:

The Mississippi State Department of Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Preparatory Review

A review of the following Glossary and Mantoux chart is strongly recommended prior to attending class.

Scheduled TB Training

5-year recertification requirement for TB tuberculin skin testing is waived until September 1, 2021. Details »

Registration is currently underway for in-person classes for new certifications only. Check this web page for further updates regarding online classes.

Pre-registration at least 14 days in advance is required to attend a session. Registration is complete on receipt of payment.

Sessions are scheduled throughout the state from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. several times each month. Sign-in begins at 8:00 am and instruction begins promptly at 8:30 am. Late arrivals are not admitted after instruction begins.

Certificate Replacement

If you have earned a training certificate and need a duplicate or replacement copy of your certificate, you can request a replacement online, or by mail.


For more information about these or any other classes, please call the MSDH TB Line at 601-576-7700.

Links referenced
View calendar of scheduled classes    https://msdh.ms.gov/calendars/tb.html
Register for an in-person workshop or online recertification and pay online    https://ms.gov/msdh/tb_certification
Glossary    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/7480.pdf
Mantoux Chart    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/7479.pdf
View calendar of scheduled classes    https://msdh.ms.gov/calendars/tb.html
Register and pay online    https://ms.gov/msdh/tb_certification
Register by mail    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,5119,125,pdf/TBTrainingRegistrationForm.pdf
Request a duplicate online    https://www.ms.gov/msdh/tb_certification_duplicate/
Request a duplicate by mail    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,5203,125,pdf/CertificateRequest.pdf

Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm

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