Bloodborne Pathogen (Infection Control) and State of Florida HIV Course

 

American Heart Association

Bloodborne Pathogen Course

AHA’s course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act,” to help students learn and easily recall Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

Students learn how to:
•  Protect themselves from exposure to Bloodborne pathogens
•  Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
•  Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials      in the workplace
•  Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace

Teaching Method:

Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

ALSO:

State of Florida HIV Update Certification

More than 1.2 million people are living with HIV in the U.S. with about one in eight of those that are unaware of their infections. With early diagnosis, individuals can be placed in treatment and care resulting in better health outcomes. To obtain more information on NHTD activities in your local area, please review the list of event for dates, times, and locations throughout the State of Florida. All 67 of Florida’s counties is committed to Stopping the Spread of HIV through high impact prevention and intervention. Take the Test, Take Control

The Florida Department of Health has developed a comprehensive program for preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and for providing care and treatment to those already infected.  This comprehensive approach includes HIV surveillance, education, prevention, counseling, testing, care and treatment.   http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/aids/

Features

Designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.
Available for first-time or renewal.

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student Workbook included.

State of Florida HIV Update

Course length: approximately 2 hour

Students receive certificate upon course completion

Certification good for 1 year unless your workplace states differently.

Cost: $40 for both certifications.

 


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