Bloodborne Pathogens: Control Your Exposure
Annual bloodborne pathogens training is required for all workplaces where an exposure to bloodborne pathogens could happen. This program offers a fresh look at protecting yourself from Bloodborne Pathogens. In addition to covering Hepatitis B and HIV, training now includes information on Hepatitis C. The training portrays an employee receiving a post-exposure evaluation at a clinic and uses flashbacks to show the accident and highlight the issues. Course topics detail exposure, protection, and the workplace Exposure Control Plan.
Closed Captioning is included.
This course presents interactive instruction covering the following topical areas:
• Defining bloodborne pathogens
• Body fluids that can cause infection
• Routes of entry
• Most common bloodborne diseases
• Risks of infection
• Universal Precautions
• Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Waste removal
The Exposure Control Plan
• The written Exposure Control Plan.
• Hepatitis B vaccinations
• In the event of an exposure incident
• Confidential medical information
This course will measure mastery on each of the following performance objectives:
Avoid exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
• Define bloodborne pathogens.
• Identify body fluids that can cause infection.
• List ways a disease-carrying pathogen can enter your body.
• Select the three most common bloodborne diseases.
• Choose the most easily contracted bloodborne diseases.
Protect yourself from bloodborne pathogens.
• Select bloodborne diseases that can be controlled with a vaccine.
• Recall the most common form of Universal Precaution.
• Agree that single latex gloves will not always provide enough protection.
• List PPE that will protect your from bloodborne Pathogens.
• Describe the process to properly remove latex gloves.
• Recognize the need to wash contaminated clothing separately.
• Select an appropriate cleaning solution for contaminated surfaces.
• Describe the best way to clean up contaminated broken glass.
Utilize the Exposure Control Plan in your workplace.
• Identify workplaces requiring a written Exposure Control Plan.
• Define an Exposure Control Plan.
• Identify the post-evaluation and follow-up required for any exposure incident.
• State the possible outcomes of divulging confidential medical information.
• Recall that Hepatitis B vaccinations must be available for all employees at risk of exposure.