Objectives:
 
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.
 
Speaker Name: 
Anthony Schwartz, Ph.D
Location: 
Student Health Conference Room
Durham, NC 27701
United States
Room Number: 
148
Session date: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Credit:
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.00 Attendance

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