Bloodborne Pathogens

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Being exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials is a significant concern for many employees. Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials is a serious health threat to any employee involved. The risk of exposure is especially prevalent for those who respond to medical incidents. This course shows those working in these conditions how to maximize safety for themselves and those around them. Start this vital training today!

What are bloodborne pathogens? Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that cause disease. These diseases are easily exposed and transmitted when there is exposed blood. These pathogens include but are not limited to hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Needlesticks, exposed blood, and sharps-related injuries expose workers to bloodborne pathogens.

This course teaches identifying situations involving potential bloodborne pathogen exposure. It informs those working around potential threats on how bloodborne pathogens are transmitted and how to avoid potentially dangerous exposures. Employees learn the importance of how to control exposure to bloodborne pathogens. 

This course covers the procedures to follow in the event of an exposure incident. Employees learn top safety protocols, including how to minimize the chances of contracting HIV, HCV, and HBV by using appropriate controls. Employees must learn rules and regulations in dangerous situations, such as utilizing Universal Precautions, PPE, and vaccines. The course teaches essential how-to-follow procedures in an exposure plan for cleanup, disinfection, decontamination, and follow-up.

This course is 100% online. Complete your training at your own pace anytime, anywhere. Earn your certificate and feel confident in your work knowing that you understand the safety protocols to keep you and others safe. Customer support is available 24/7 for any course-related questions. 

Don’t wait to start your training today! This critical information could save your life.

 

Key features of our Bloodborne Pathogens course:

  • Fast and easy courses completion
  • Get an education faster than at traditional colleges!
  • 100% online – No classroom attendance required
  • Unlimited 24×7 online customer support
  • Over 500,000+ certified nationwide
  • Only $20.00

Objectives of this course are for the student to:

  • Identify Bloodborne pathogens and how they are transmitted
  • Control exposure to the Bloodborne pathogens

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