$20.00

i 1.00 Hours

Course Overview

Just going to work each day as a healthcare professional places you at risk for acquiring a bloodborne pathogen. It is necessary to understand how to decrease your risk of exposure and follow protocols to manage an occupational exposure should it happen. This educational activity will update your knowledge on practices to prevent, control, and manage exposure to HIV and hepatitis.

About the Course Author

Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor is the Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Northwest Hospital, Lifebridge Health in Randallstown, Maryland. Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC, NHDP - BC, CPHQ has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

  • Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education

    1.00HOURS

    This CE activity is accredited for 1.0 Advanced CEH by Relias LLC, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

    Privacy Statement

    I understand that Relias LLC, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation, will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.
  • Florida Board of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

  • Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services

    1.00HOURS


    Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)



Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-18-GANN-F3-0008
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the optimal management of occupational HIV exposures, including timing of treatment and HIV testing; Identify three bloodborne pathogens that healthcare professionals could acquire through occupational exposure; Name three factors associated with occupational HIV transmission
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Advanced, Advanced level Emergency Medical Personnel; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.