This Online course teaches students how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. There is no skills test or demonstration required for completion of this course. There is an optional written exam if the employer requires an exam for completion.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After successfully completing this course, students will be able to: Explain the importance of taking the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course Define bloodborne pathogens Describe the four main steps for staying safe when facing an occupational exposure Discuss how universal precautions, personal protective equipment, and handwashing can protect them from infection Recognize warning signs and labels for biohazards Recall how to safely remove gloves Discuss how to dispose of sharps and other blood-containing items Identify the types of spills and methods to clean them Discuss their exposure control plan
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