Sharps Safety and Needlestick Prevention

Sharps Safety and Needlestick Prevention

by NetCE

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The purpose of this course is to encourage awareness of all types of sharps exposures and improve adherence to injury-prevention strategies. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Outline the epidemiology of needlestick and sharps injuries.
2. Discuss the immediate treatment and reporting of occupational needlestick/sharps injuries.
3. Describe postexposure prophylaxis regimens for HIV and hepatitis B.
4. Evaluate key components of a percutaneous injury prevention program.

This 2-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940163166183
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 12/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 867,531
File size: 334 KB

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