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This comprehensive course is designed for healthcare workers, including doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, who are responsible for preventing the spread of bloodborne pathogens in the workplace. The course covers a wide range of topics, including the types of pathogens, the routes of transmission, and the best practices for preventing exposure and infection.

The course is taught by experienced healthcare professionals with a deep understanding of bloodborne pathogens and the regulations and best practices for preventing exposure and infection. They use a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and interactive exercises, to ensure that the information is engaging and easy to understand.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have a strong understanding of the key principles of bloodborne pathogens and the best practices for preventing exposure and infection in the healthcare setting. They will also be equipped with the tools and techniques needed to identify and control hazards, implement effective infection control measures, and create a positive safety culture in their workplace.

This course is ideal for healthcare workers who are looking to improve their knowledge of bloodborne pathogens and the best practices for preventing exposure and infection, and for those who are responsible for promoting safety in the healthcare setting.

Enroll in the Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting course today and become a leader in promoting safety in the healthcare industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the basics of bloodborne pathogens and their transmission routes.
  • Knowledge of the different types of diseases caused by bloodborne pathogens, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Understanding the importance of following standard precautions and wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) when working in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of the procedures for handling, disposing, and cleaning up bloodborne pathogens spills.
  • Understanding the importance of a comprehensive exposure control plan to minimize the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Course Brief

  • Course Contents
  • Entry Requirements
  • Pricing
Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
Control Measures Training and Communication Compliance and Recordkeeping
Exposure Control Plan Standard Precautions Emergency Preparedness and Response

Training should emphasize on the following contents:

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens in the Healthcare Setting: Overview of bloodborne pathogens and their potential risks in healthcare environments, importance of preventing exposure to bloodborne pathogens in healthcare settings
  • Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens: Properties and characteristics of bloodborne pathogens, the health effects of bloodborne pathogens exposure, OSHA regulations regarding bloodborne pathogens exposure
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment: Techniques for identifying and assessing bloodborne pathogens hazards in healthcare environments, evaluation of the potential consequences of bloodborne pathogens exposure
  • Control Measures: Engineering controls to reduce bloodborne pathogens exposure, work practices to reduce bloodborne pathogens exposure, personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its proper use
  • Training and Communication: Importance of safety training for workers on bloodborne pathogens hazards, communication of bloodborne pathogens safety policies and procedures, employee engagement and feedback
  • Compliance and Recordkeeping: Compliance with OSHA and other regulatory bodies, safety audits and inspections, Record-keeping and reporting requirements
  • Exposure Control Plan:Development of an Exposure Control Plan (ECP), Review and update of ECP annually, implementation of the ECP
  • Standard Precautions: Understanding Standard Precautions and its application in healthcare setting, proper hand hygiene and use of personal protective equipment, proper disposal of sharps and contaminated waste
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response: Identification and management of emergency situations related to bloodborne pathogens exposure, emergency response procedures and emergency response teams, first aid and emergency medical services

Entry Requirements

We believe in providing high-quality learning experiences to anyone who is willing to learn and improve their occupational safety and health skills. This course is designed to cater to individuals from diverse backgrounds and levels of expertise. To ensure a positive learning experience for all students, we have established some minimum entry requirements that need to be met before enrolling in our course.

Applicants to this program must possess the following:

  • have a recognized undergraduate degree or equivalent in engineering or a relevant science discipline, or
  • demonstrate equivalent academic ability based on industrial experience or membership of a professional institution, or
  • minimum one year of experience in occupational safety and health.
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Program Duration

This course is designed to help you reach your goals at your own pace and on your own schedule. Instructional contact-time must be a minimum of 8 hours. Most students intend to complete their studies via online learning within 1 month.

Career Opportunities

Following these careers typically involve developing and implementing safety programs and policies.

  • Healthcare worker, including nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals.
  • Environmental services worker, responsible for cleaning and maintaining a safe and hygienic environment in healthcare facilities.
  • Safety coordinator or manager, responsible for overseeing and implementing the exposure control plan and ensuring compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Trainer, responsible for providing training to healthcare workers on the safe handling and disposal of bloodborne pathogens.
  • Consultant, providing advice and guidance to healthcare facilities on how to minimize the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and comply with OSHA regulations.

Program Features

The course features a range of benefits and features that are designed to enhance your learning experience and provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Some of the key features of our course include:

  • Comprehensive curriculum
  • Convenient online format
  • Interactive learning experience
  • Certificate of completion, Transcript, and Wallet Card
  • Access to the online community

What You Will Get

Professional Recognition

Our program has been designed to meet the highest standards of quality and rigor and is backed by the expertise of our experienced instructors.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion that is widely recognized in the industry as a demonstration of your knowledge and commitment to safety. Certificate issued by the American Institute of Safety Professionals is accepted by a wide range of employers and regulatory agencies, making it a valuable addition to your resume or professional portfolio.

In addition to the certificate, you will also receive access to our online community of safety professionals, where you can network with others in the field and continue to build your knowledge and expertise. Our community is a vibrant and supportive network of professionals who are committed to promoting a safe and healthy work environment. Our program is also recognized by a number of professional organizations and regulatory agencies.

We are proud to offer a program that is widely recognized as a leading resource in the field of Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment. This course is accredited by the American Institute of Safety Professionals, upon successful completion of the course candidate shall be awarded with a master certificate, course certificate (if applicable) transcript, and wallet cards.

English language requirements

To enroll in AISP diploma, programs or courses, prospective students are typically required to meet certain English language requirements. These requirements are put in place to ensure that students are able to effectively communicate and comprehend course material, participate in discussions and group projects, and complete written assignments to a high standard.

Meeting English language requirements is an important part of the enrollment process as it ensures that students are able to effectively communicate and comprehend course material, participate in discussions and group projects, and complete written assignments to a high standard.

  • Applicants will need a good English Language ability to succeed in their program. Those for whom English is not their first language are suggested to have;
  • Achieved a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent and
  • Or have successfully completed courses (of 1 year or more in duration) delivered in English.

Final Examination Information

All students must achieve a minimum 70% score to successfully pass the examination which shall be taken online through AISP assigned portal. After successful completion of the examination, students will get their results immediately on their registered emails. This is an open-book exam and students are permitted to use a separate browser window to review course content while taking the exam. If you do not pass the examination you may retake the examination. Students are allowed to take an exam three times within one month. During this time, students should review the course material to improve their understanding.

Additional fees information

For questions about American Institute of Safety Professionals online fees, replacement certificates, additional hardbound materials or any other financial related issues please feel free to contact accounts@amiosp.com

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