Bloodborne Pathogens Online Training Program
Health professionals in a variety of work settings are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne pathogens include HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B and C, and are a concern in today's health field. In 1991, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) established the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard to protect workers from the risk of bloodborne pathogens. It is an OSHA requirement of any employee who may potentially be exposed to bloodborne pathogens that they complete a bloodborne pathogens training program each year.
It is important to understand the necessary precautions and procedures in order to provide health services to the public in a safe manner. This course complies with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration Standards. It goes in depth to explain possible scenarios, safe health practices, and appropriate methods for avoiding exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Target audience: Healthcare employees, dentists and their staff, housekeepers in healthcare facilities, tissue and blood bank personnel, firefighters, funeral home employees, tattoo artists and body piercers, personal trainers, fitness instructors, clinic employees, any employee who is responsible for rendering CPR or First Aid as part of their duties.
This course has been approved for 1 CEU from the National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF).