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Bloodborne Pathogens First Response Environments

An online certification course for blood borne pathogens for first responders.

$24.95 ea

Enroll yourself, or sign up a group.

Learning objectives

  • OSHA regulations created to deal with bloodborne pathogens such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV.
  • Understand the health hazards presented by bloodborne pathogens including HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
  • Know specific procedures and personal protective equipment that you should use to protect yourself and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • Understand the policies and procedures that first responder groups should follow to control exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Blood Borne Pathogens Overview

Bloodborne diseases continue to pose major health problems. Increasing infection rates for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are now making them as serious a concern as HIV, the virus which can often lead to AIDS. So it’s more important than ever for employees to understand the hazards of bloodborne pathogens, the policies and practices that can prevent their transmission, and the OSHA regulations that address them.

This Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments certification course incorporates the latest medical language and needlestick guidelines and has been specifically designed to assist first responders in fulfilling the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard's (29 CFR Part 1910.1030) training requirements.

$24.95 ea

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • OSHA regulations created to deal with bloodborne pathogens such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV.
    • A review of the prevalence of HIV in America.
    • Hepatitis and its effects.
    • Initial symptoms of Hepatitis and the importance of early detection.
  • Infection
    • The most common sources of infection, including needles, bites, and skin abrasions.
    • Types of infectious materials that may transmit bloodborne pathogens.
  • Prevention
    • Exposure Control Plans and how they help facilities limit exposure to these diseases.
    • Standard Precautions that should be included in and Exposure Control Plan.
    • The importance of biohazard “labeling”.
    • “Regulated Waste” such as bandages, needles, scalpels, and certain containers.
    • Activities that might expose you to bloodborne pathogens.
    • Engineering Controls and how certain equipment can help limit exposure.
    • Housekeeping Practices to limit the spread of pathogens.
    • Using the proper PPE when in possible exposure situations such as utility gloves, masks, and eye shields.
    • Vaccination as the first line of defense against Hepatitis.
    • What to immediately do if you are accidentally exposed to a potential infection.
    • Working with your healthcare provider and employer after an exposure to a bloodborne pathogen.

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The convenience of our online training provides you with more time, to spend on the job. You won't need to show up in a classroom, because we bring the classroom to you. You'll save both time and money by avoiding travel time and expense, in addition to saving money on your course.

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Manage your training and certifications all from one place. Keep track of your training, and your certification expiration dates from your online classroom. We empower you to produce proof of training or take additional training from one easy source.

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