Bloodborne Pathogens - DVD

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Emergency responders are at risk of occupational exposure to blood or other body fluids during their care of patients in the pre-hospital field. Knowing how to manage this risk and what precautions to take are essential to responder safety. This program helps instructors fulfill the initial or annual training requirements mandated by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) by providing an overview of the standard and describing how responders can minimize and protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Teaches to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, and includes information on the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act as well as the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act.

Course Description: Presents types of bloodborne pathogens of concern to emergency care providers, including HBV, HCV and HIV. Reviews standards and requirements outlined in OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard. Presents standard precautions, safe work practices and engineering controls used to prevent or minimize the risk of occupational exposure. Demonstrates what actions to take after an exposure incident.

Training Objectives:

1. To describe types of bloodborne pathogens.
2. To present standards and regulations regarding bloodborne pathogens as outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030.
3. To present implementation methods and controls to prevent or minimize exposure.
4. To demonstrate what to do if an exposure occurs.

SkillsTrain Distribution offers it's clients the ability to go for practical certification for this course if a client has completed an interactive course or online module successfully. The module as well as the practical certification can be purchased from us.

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