— To provide healthcare providers with bloodborne pathogen and tuberculosis information that will help them to perform their duties safely.
— To reinforce the proper use of personal protective equipment and the implementation of protocols to prevent transmission of bloodborne pathogens and tuberculosis.
— To review the basic pathogenesis of tuberculosis.
— To understand the transmissibility of 3 of the most common bloodborne pathogens: hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV.
— To understand how these bloodborne viruses are occupationally transmitted in the healthcare setting.
— To be aware of the most common reported exposures to blood and body fluids at Duke Medicine, and how to report such exposures.
01/10/2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Anthony Schwartz, Ph.D