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Bloodborne Pathogens Training: OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
Course Description
2-hour continuing education course for nurses and other health professionals. Covers the requirements for annual bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training as outlined by OSHA. Includes information on transmission and protection; HBV, HCV, HIV, Ebola, and Zika; personal protective equipment (PPE) and procedures.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) State the OSHA definition for blood and other potentially infectious materials.

2) Summarize the employer requirements of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

3) Describe the chain of infection as it applies to bloodborne diseases.

4) Identify bloodborne diseases of concern to healthcare providers in the United States.

5) Discuss how Standard Precautions protect against bloodborne pathogens.

6) Discuss types of personal protective equipment, work practices, and engineering controls that reduce risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

7) Summarize employer and employee actions to be taken in case of an occupational exposure to a bloodborne pathogen.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2.00 Contact Hours.

Course Availability: Expires November 1, 2023. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Judith Swan, MSN, BSN, ADN

Judith Swan has been in the healthcare field for over forty years, beginning as a medic in the U.S. Air Force. As an RN, she has worked in mental health, emergency, orthopedics, hospice, and medical/surgical. She holds an MSN as a family nurse practitioner. Judith's experience in nursing education includes teaching psychiatric, long-term, and dementia nursing care and as director of a nursing assistant college program. She has written ancillary educational materials for nursing textbooks, state curriculum for nursing assistant programs, online health articles, and continuing education courses, including courses for Wild Iris Medical Education since 2012.


Mary C. Mitus, MSN, RN, CCAP

Mary Mitus is an advanced practice nurse, having earned her master's degree in 1988 from Grand Valley State University, Michigan. Mitus spent the first ten years of her career in hospital and home care administration. Since then she has focused on holistic health and computer-based learning. She is a certified clinical aromatherapy practitioner, Reiki master, flower essence practitioner, and health coach. Mitus has designed and taught a variety of programs on such subjects as mind/body health and alternatives to smoking. As the owner of Health Everlasting, Mitus provides holistic health assessments, life coaching, aromatherapy, and energy-based therapies. Mitus is the Training Director for Ninth Brain, a healthcare consultant group specializing in compliance and training issues.  
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 11/01/2023
Cost: $18.00
Credit Offered: 2 ANCC Credits
 
 
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