Provides an in-depth look at the three most common bloodborne pathogens: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. Caregivers learn how to keep themselves and others safe from accidental exposures on the job. MANDATORY OSHA TRAINING.
List the top 3 bloodborne pathogens that threaten healthcare workers and the clients they serve.
Recall the top 10 Standard Precaution guidelines.
Describe all the links in the chain of infection and suggest ways to break the chain.
Deliver safe care to all clients, particularly those at higher risk for spreading or contracting bloodborne pathogens.
Demonstrate how to properly respond to, report, and follow up if an exposure occurs.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.