This course is intended to help you prepare to address the health concerns inherent in caring for others and the possible damage the microscopic world can inflict. Unlike traditional academic curricula, you will learn actionable ways to practice and prepare for the bacteria and pathogens you may encounter in your career. If you become exposed to bloodborne pathogens, you will have the knowledge to reduce the chances of disease transmission and protect others, including co-workers and patients, from possible infection.
At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify sources of bloodborne pathogens.
- Understand the risks involved when caring for people where you may come into contact with blood.
- Learn how to clean up blood and blood-containing fluids appropriately.
- Understand the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) for preventing transmission of bloodborne pathogens.
- Explain how bloodborne pathogens are transmitted.
- Learn how to avoid exposure to bloodborne pathogens from the use of sharps.
- Learn how to respond if exposure does occur.
- Create a core sense of responsibility among participants to prevent further incidence of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Target Audience: This course is intended for those in need of BBP certification, healthcare workers.
Course is offered by National Health Care Provider Solutions.