Bloodborne Pathogens

Exposure to a potentially life-threatening bloodborne pathogen isn’t likely to happen to the average employee, but because the severity of even just one case is so high, this short online course is a must. Employees will learn the basics about bloodborne pathogens and will gain an appreciation for the enormous impact a single small slip up can have on their own well being.

Course Specifics

  • Estimated Course Duration: 35 minutes
  • Compliance Period: 1 year
  • Number of Modules: 6

Course Screenshots

 

Course Outline

This course is broken into 5 modules and a final exam.

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Common bloodborne pathogens
    • Understanding frequency vs. severity
    • Exposure possibilities for various departments
  • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Common types of PPE
  • Proper Blood Cleanup
    • Spills on non-carpeted floors
    • Spills on carpeted floors
    • Spills on furniture
    • Spills on or near pools
    • Spills outdoors
  • Proper Handwashing
    • Steps to take after contact
  • Steps to Take After Contact
    • Clean the exposed area
    • Seek medical attention
    • Document the incident