Infection Special Book: Control, Prevention, BBP, SARS, FluPage 15 of 46

▶︎ Bloodborne Pathogens: HBV, HCV and HIV

Workplace-specific policies, procedures, or training are the responsibility of your employer, who must also provide an opportunity for “interactive questions and answers” with a “person who is knowledgeable” about this subject.

Authors:
     Tracey Long, PhD, RN, APRN
     Marian McDonald, RN, MSN, CIC
     JoAnn O’Toole, RN, BSN

Course Summary

Review of precautions that address the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings. Includes safe handling of sharps, use of PPE, and decontamination of work areas, plus importance of hepatitis B vaccination for workers.