This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.
Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health (LHH), Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH), Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Types of Sharp Injuries A. The Problem B. Who, What, When, and Where C. Types of Sharps D. The Last Two Questions E. Preventing Sharps Injuries F. Safety Needles G. Safety Features H. Mr. Ramos I. Sharps Containers J. A Full Sharps Container K. Look Out for Sharps L. Walking on Broken Glass M. “I’m Cut, Now What?” N. In the Office Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. References D. Congratulations!
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Content Writer for Relias. She is currently developing her medical writing skills through the University of California San Diego's medical writing program. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.