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- You Are At Risk!
- About This Course
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Hepatitis B Virus
- Hepatitis C Virus
- Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
- HCV Infection
- Recent Information Regarding HCV Infection and Treatment
- What Happens After Hepatitis C Infection?
- Knowledge assessment
- Which of the following is a vaccine-preventable infection?
- Acquiring an infection as a result of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens (BBPs) can be prevented by taking which of the following precautio...
- Introduction to OSHA
- Preventive Measures
- Methods of Control
- Specimens and Containers
- Handling Specimens
- Transporting Specimens
- Labeling and Color-Coding Specimen Containers for Storage and Transport
- Contaminated Wastes
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Face and Eye Protection
- Garments worn as PPE
- Garments worn as Personal Protective Equipment
- Knowledge Assessment
- Which of the following would not offer sufficient facial protection if splashes or sprays of blood or other potentially infectious materials may occur...
- Which of the following are considered engineering controls?
- Hand Hygiene
- Postexposure Follow-up
- Exposure Incidents
- Avoiding Exposure
- Knowledge assessment
- What should you do if you accidentally stick your finger with a contaminated needle?
- Which of the following statements about hepatitis B vaccination is true?
- Ebola Virus
Level of instruction: Basic
Intended Audience: Health care personnel and other professional personnel whose occupations involve the potential of exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Author Information: Terry Jo Gile, MT(ASCP)MA Ed has over 45 years experience as a certified medical technologist. She has a bachelor's degree in Biology from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and a master's degree in Education from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. For 20 years she was a member of the management team at Barnes-Jewish Hospital Department of Laboratories in St. Louis, Missouri, and served as the Safety Officer as well as a laboratory safety consultant to the BJC Health System. Terry Jo headed her own consulting firm, Safety Lady, LLC, for 27 years. In that capacity, she lectured and consulted worldwide on the proper implementation of safety programs in clinical laboratories.
Reviewer Information: Judi Bennett, MT, BSM is a Program Director for MediaLab, Inc. During her 25 year career in clinical laboratory science, she has served as Laboratory Manager, Senior System Analyst, Point-of-Care Coordinator, Microbiology Supervisor, and generalist. Judi has been a speaker at various LIS, AMT, and CLMA conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed publications.