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Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments

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Course Format
Video on Demand  Video On Demand
Product ID
marcbpfr1_vod
Training Time ?
26 to 36 minutes
Language(s)
English,Spanish
Video Format
High Definition
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
12
Quiz Questions
10
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Training Content Network
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
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Overview

The safety of a company and its employees are of great concern for many employers. At least 1 million people have HIV, and one in eight don’t know it, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. First responders put their own personal safety at risk in order to help others. However, the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens can be mitigated.

This course explores the importance of understanding various bloodborne illnesses, such as HIV and hepatitis, and how first responders may be exposed. This course explains the exposure control plan, ways to reduce exposure, the proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE) to reduce risk, and the importance of vaccinations.

Use this course among your employees and other first responders in order to facilitate a greater awareness of these OSHA regulations and requirements to keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible in these types of situations.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

Those working in first response environments, such as firefighters, paramedics and nurses

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • HIV, Hepatitis and Sources of Infection
  • The Exposure Control Plan
  • Labeling
  • Reducing Exposure: Work Practices
  • Reducing Exposure: Housekeeping
  • Reducing Exposure: Materials and Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Vaccination
  • Accidental Exposure
  • Post Exposure Procedures
  • Conclusion

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