Infection Control: Getting a Grip on Blood Borne Pathogens, Exposure Control and Hand Washing

Course # 0014

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about infection control.

Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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

Criteria for Successful Completion

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.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Administrators Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Home Health Caregivers Nurses Ohio DODD Professionals Personal Care Home Administrators Speech Therapists

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