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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens: Preventing and Responding to Exposure

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course provides all the essential information about OSHA's bloodborne pathogens standard. It discusses the three main bloodborne pathogens to watch out for in the healthcare workplace, including how they are spread and methods you can take to identify and minimize exposure risk. It also reviews areas of control put in place to protect you and the procedures for dealing with an exposure incident.

Course Objectives
1. Provide training for healthcare personnel in all settings in accordance with OSHA requirements
2. Review common bloodborne pathogens and how they are spread
3. Discuss standard precautions and workplace controls that protect against bloodborne pathogens
4. Understand how to properly respond to an exposure incident

This course provides training to help organizations in all settings meet the training requirements in OSHA's bloodborne pathogens standard:

The training has been certified by ACHC, and verified by Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP).

Estimated Runtime: 11 Minutes
Last Updated: May 24, 2024
Publication Year: 2024

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

This course is a refactored update to our previous course Infection Control: The Basics.

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