Bloodborne Pathogens

Please review the Bloodborne Pathogens material below. When you have finished, click the Bloodborne Pathogens Test link on the right. You may print this page and keep it for reference.

Bloodborne Pathogens training is provided for all employees with occupational exposure.

Training is offered at the following intervals:

Transmission of blood borne pathogens can be prevented.

Bloodborne pathogens facts

Transmission of infection most likely occurs with exposure to broken skin or mucous membranes. Use standard/universal precautions & protection guidelines:

Report all exposures to the RN CM or DON.

Transmission precautions

USE PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

USE HAND HYGIENE

After touching any potentially contaminated object – even if you wore gloves

WASH YOUR HANDS WITH SOAP AND WATER

USE SHARPS PRECAUTIONS

USE PROPER DISPOSAL

REPORT ALL EXPOSURES IMMEDIATELY FOR TREATMENT.  WE CARE ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

Click the Bloodborne Pathogens Test link on the right to take the test.