Standard Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens

Standard Precautions and Bloodborne Pathogens 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with standard precautions and bloodborne pathogens. Information about bloodborne pathogens, the exposure risks, diseases caused by bloodborne pathogens, and the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are presented. This course engages the learner in the tools and practices for workplace safety, including standard precautions, proper handwashing, the use of personal protective equipment, and the steps to take if one is exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-SPBP

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor / provider # 2000224-740-2; Approval # 224-0142-32689. This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0142-32626

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Group Homes

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Group Homes.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-730-2
Approval # 224-0145-32573

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


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 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
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Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-SPBP
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Explain the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) role in protecting the public from bloodborne pathogens and disease.
Identify bloodborne pathogens and risks of exposure.
List the diseases bloodborne pathogens may cause.
Recognize standard precautions, the tools, and practices for workplace safety.
Recall steps for proper handwashing and the proper application of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Identify safe workplace practices in the environment of care.
Describe the steps to take if you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen.

Outline:
I. Introduction and overview II. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) a. OHSA standard precautions b. Standard precautions c. How disease is spread d. Risk of exposure e. Checkpoint: Questions (multiple choice) III. Bloodborne pathogens a. Microbes b. Other potentially infections materials (OPIM) c. Exposure i. Type ii. Amount d. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) IV. Diseases caused by bloodborne pathogens a. Overview b. Hepatitis B i. What is it? ii. Symptoms and damage to the body iii. Immunization c. Hepatitis C i. What is it? ii. Acute iii. Chronic iv. Treatment and prevention d. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) i. What is it? 1. HIV versus AIDS ii. Transmission facts and myths e. Risks of exposure f. OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard g. Checkpoint: Questions (multiple choice) V. Standard precautions a. Universal precautions versus standard precautions b. A set of infection-control practices c. Standard precautions i. Body fluids ii. Handwashing iii. Personal protective equipment iv. Exposure d. Handwashing i. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations ii. Learning Engagement Activity: Video “Fight Germs. Wash Your Hands” (3:00 minutes) e. Alcohol-based hand rubs i. How to use f. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) g. Personal protective equipment (PPE) i. What is PPE? 1. Gloves 2. Gowns 3. Masks 4. Protective eyewear ii. Learning Engagement Activity: Video “Personal protective equipment with bloodborne pathogen review” (13:00 minutes) h. Handling textiles and laundry i. Removal of soiled laundry ii. Proper bagging iii. Labeling i. Waste disposal j. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) k. Needles and sharps i. Disposal in sharps container ii. Never reuse iii. Greatest risk of exposure iv. Non-medical sharps v. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) l. Housekeeping considerations i. Cleaning surfaces ii. Decontaminating bins, pails, wheelchairs, and cans iii. Use of protective barriers iv. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) m. Review i. Every person, every situation, every day ii. Never assume iii. Use a barrier iv. Wash all skin surfaces if exposed v. Wash hands vi. Do not touch eyes, nose, or mouth vii. Do not touch material with bare hands viii. Everyone is potentially infectious ix. Checkpoint: Questions (multiple choice) VI. Exposure to bloodborne pathogens a. Exposure incidents b. What if I am exposed? i. Wash area if a needlestick injury ii. Flush splashes to nose, mouth, skin iii. Irrigate eyes iv. Report to supervisor immediately v. Checkpoint: Question (multiple choice) c. Follow-up counseling d. Reporting requirements e. Checkpoint: Questions (multiple choice) VII. Summary and conclusion VIII. Final exam (posttest)

Instructor: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN
Dr. Crusoe is a Psychiatric/Mental Health and Palliative Care/End of Life nurse consultant. She is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing and Public Health, in both Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs. Her teaching area of specialty is leadership, focusing on quality sciences, and positive change.  She is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, trainer and facilitator as well as a Human Systems Dynamics Professional. She promotes using strength-based approaches to whole system change and transformation and provides both individual and group coaching and mentoring in strength-based methodologies. Disclosure: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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