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Handling Biomedical Waste

This course provides caregivers with a comprehensive definition of biomedical waste, a review of standard precautions, tips for safe handling of sharps and biohazardous spills, and how to deal with biomedical waste in a client’s home.

  • Identify and describe items that are considered biomedical waste.
  • Discuss the proper way to handle and dispose of used sharps in facilities and homes.
  • Demonstrate how to seal, transport, and store full sharps containers and biohazard bags.
  • Perform safe containment and clean-up of small spills of potentially infectious blood or other body fluids.
  • Use standard precautions whenever handling biomedical waste.

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481089

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1729861

Handling Biomedical Waste

   English

   Audio Included

   CE Credit Hours: 1 Hour

   Length: 1 Hour

   State Code(s)
FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481089

CDPH Approval: NAC# 7098

WA DSHS CE Code: CO1729861

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