Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Bloodborne Viruses
OVERVIEW:

Infection control practices in healthcare have changed radically since the advent of HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C in the 1980s. While the hazards remain, changes in care practices and protective devices have improved the safety of healthcare professionals against bloodborne pathogens as never before.

This first of three programs on preventing bloodborne infections, describes the dangerous bloodborne viruses themselves and how they are transmitted.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the characteristics of HIV and AIDS.
  • Describe the characteristics of hepatitis B and C.
  • Describe the sources of transmission of bloodborne infections.
  • Describe the modes of transmission of bloodborne infections outside the workplace.
  • Describe the modes of transmission of bloodborne infections at the workplace.
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 0.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education credits.



Price: $119.00 USD

Product ID: MED275
Media: DVD
Year: 2013
Duration: 16:11 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control, Long Term Care
 
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