This course is intended for caregivers in the state of Florida ONLY.
Provides an in-depth look at the three most common bloodborne pathogens: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. Also provides information on opportunistic infections and Florida state law. 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.
Describe how HIV damages the immune system. Recognize the stages of HIV and AIDS.