Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities
17 min. | by Marcom Group
This regulatory compliance training has been customized for healthcare and was created to assist in fulfilling the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard's (29 CFR Part 1910.1030) annual training requirements..
Bloodborne diseases are a serious concern in the United States. "Hepatitis B" infects over 70,000 people annually, and has over one million "carriers" in the U.S. The HIV virus, which usually leads to AIDS, currently infects millions of people. Because of the increasing problems with these diseases, in 1991 OSHA passed a "Bloodborne Pathogens" regulation.
Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities provides the latest medical language and needlestick guidelines and is focused for healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities. This comprehensive healthcare compliance program helps comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard's (29 CFR Part 1910.1030) training requirements.
Topics covered in Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities include:
- Epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases.
- Modes by which bloodborne disease is transmitted.
- The Exposure Control Plan.
- Recognition of exposure situations.
- Practices to prevent exposure.
- HBV vaccination.
- Emergency procedures.
- Signs and labels.
- Selection and use of personal protective equipment.
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|Program Length||17 min.|