The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about infection control.
Infection Control: Getting a Grip on Blood Borne Pathogens, Exposure Control and Hand Washing is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides valuable information about infection control, blood borne pathogens, and methods of infection control, including proper hand washing, exposure control and how to handle biohazards. The course also addresses exposure control and post-exposure procedures.
1. Discuss the causes of infections 2. List ways that infections are transmitted (i.e. blood borne pathogens 3. List methods of infection control including proper hand washing 4. List common blood borne pathogens 5. Discuss exposure control 6. Discuss post-exposure procedures
To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.