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Ch 1: Bloodborne Pathogen Fundamentals

About This Chapter

Review this chapter to study the fundamentals of bloodborne pathogens. This training chapter can equip you with the knowledge needed to satisfy your school district, organization or company's bloodborne pathogen compliance requirements.

Bloodborne Pathogen Fundamentals - Chapter Summary

Learn the fundamentals of bloodborne pathogens with this collection of engaging and informative lessons. Then chapter covers essential concepts related to bloodborne pathogens, including how they are transmitted between people, what diseases they can cause and how you can avoid exposure to harmful pathogens in school and professional settings.

After watching these bite-sized lessons, take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to make sure you fully understand these bloodborne pathogen concepts. You can print the lesson transcripts to supplement your studying experience and reach out to our instructors if you have any questions. For your convenience, we've made these lessons available at any time that fits your schedule and accessible on any computer or mobile device.

How It Helps

These training resources are designed to help teachers and educators meet their school district's bloodborne pathogen compliance requirements. Understanding how to avoid exposure to bloodborne pathogens allows teachers to ensure their students' well-being and assist if a problem arises. This training resource can also help a variety of current and aspiring healthcare professionals who need to learn about or supplement their knowledge of bloodborne pathogens.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Explain how bloodborne pathogens infect people
  • Recognize the different types of bloodborne pathogens
  • Identify diseases that bloodborne pathogens can cause
  • Know how occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens can be avoided with proper equipment and training

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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