Infection Control - RT163-60

Infection Control

HIV/AIDS and Other Bloodborne Pathogens

by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
RT163-60
(4.6 / 199 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Respiratory Therapy (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Price: $12.00
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Summary:

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 then to 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.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses and respiratory therapists with state-of-the-art practices to prevent, control and manage exposures to HIV/AIDS and other bloodborne pathogens. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify three bloodborne pathogens that nurses could acquire through occupational exposure
  • Name three factors associated with occupational HIV transmission
  • Describe the optimal management of occupational HIV exposures, including timing of treatment and HIV testing
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and respiratory therapists.
 
Respiratory therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. This CE course is approved from 1/11/2012 to 1/11/2014 and 10/15/2015 to 10/15/2017.
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 1/11/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/9/2014
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/15/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias. There is no commercial or in-kind support provided for this online educational activity.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module. For successful completion of this course, learners must read the course, and complete a posttest and evaluation survey.

This CE activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The approval status for this educational activity, granted by the AARC, does not expressly or implicitly confer AARC endorsement of the activity’s content.

 

For Florida professionals:

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JASON H - fort myers, FL  ·  Sep 23, 2016
great coarse. i enjoyed it very much thank you.
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Margaret D - Kill Devil Hills, NC  ·  Aug 29, 2016
Good information that I will use in my job.
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Shelley L - MINERAL, VA  ·  Aug 29, 2016
VERY EDUCATIONAL. THIS COURSE WILL BE BENEFICIAL FOR MY PROFESSION.
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Christopher L - Chandler, AZ  ·  Aug 25, 2016
short, sweet, and to the point
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Krystal J - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Aug 24, 2016
This was an excellent course. Good information in this course
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Price: $12.00
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