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SP 135 - Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness
Course Description

Bloodborne pathogens are highly infectious and can affect anyone in any industry when lacking adequate knowledge of occupational risks and prevention practices. As we all know, accidents happen, and when they do, you need to know how to protect yourself and those around you from transmissible disease. In this course, we'll examine why it's important to avoid bloodborne pathogen exposures, and discuss the safest ways to address blood-related emergencies in the workplace.

Course Objectives
After completing this course, you will know:
  • The diseases that can result from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • How to decontaminate infected surfaces and materials
  • How to approach an area with exposed blood or bodily fluids
  • How to protect yourself following an exposure incident


Chapters and Pages
- Intro
- What are Bloodborne Pathogens?
- Hepatitis
- Disease Transmission
- Exposure Control Plan
- Universal Precautions
- Preventing Puncture Wounds
- Decontamination
- Regulated or Unregulated?
- Exposure Incidents!
- Post-Exposure Evaluation
- Review
- Final Exam

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