A review of the bloodborne pathogens standard as published by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Learn what you need to know in your place of employment, including employer requirements for protection and appropriate infection control practices.
Course created on October 25, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to define key concepts related to bloodborne pathogens and occupational exposure.
- After this course, participants will be able to Identify the minimum standards to which employers must comply related to bloodborne pathogens and infection control.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the 4 main methods of compliance as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standards.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practices with regard to personal protective equipment, handwashing, handling contaminated items, and record-keeping.
|10-20 Minutes||Engineering and Work Practice Controls|
|20-30 Minutes||Personal Protective Equipment|
|40-45 Minutes||Vaccination and Follow Up|
|45-50 Minutes||Communication, Information, and Training|
|50-55 Minutes||Record Keeping|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP
Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, in her 29 years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher and educator. She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; and has spoken at national and international conferences. She provides continuing education support to over 17,000 individuals nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner and a Certified Fall Prevention Specialist. She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Action Committee adjunct professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and Gannon University in Erie, PA.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 187920000
Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.
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