Bloodborne Pathogens is designed for individuals who may be exposed to blood and body fluids during the performance of their work and who wish to gain a more thorough understanding of bloodborne pathogens, the prevention of occupational exposure, and exposure follow-up.
Who Should Take the Course?
This course is designed for individuals who may be exposed to blood and body fluids during the performance of their work including, but not limited to healthcare professionals, emergency responders, public safety workers, laundry and housekeeping workers.
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the basic ability to recognize the hazards associated with occupational exposure to blood and body fluids; be familiar with the steps to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens; and to know the steps that should be taken following exposure to blood and body fluids.
The course is presented in 5 modules:
- Chapter 1 Introduction
- Chapter 2 Prevention Strategies
- Chapter 3 Bloodborne Pathogens
- Chapter 4 Airborne Pathogens
- Chapter 5 Post-exposure Management
There are 4 modules to the course with a written exam at the end. Participants must achieve 80% to complete the course.
Upon successfully completing all modules and exam, the student will receive a certificate.
This course is delivered in a classroom setting. The course will take between 3 – 4 hours to complete.