HIV/AIDS/OSHA TB BBP

HIV/AIDS/OSHA TB BBP
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Length: 120 minutes

SECTION ONE: OSHA/TB/BBP

PURPOSE:  The OSHA/TB/BBP portion of the homestudy should take approximately 1 hour to complete and covers current information on safety, infection control and bloodborne and airborne pathogens, including TB. The HIV portion of the homestudy should take approximately 1 hour to complete and discusses HIV transmission, infection control, current clinical management, prevention, current Florida law on AIDS and its impact on testing, confidentiality and treatment, current epidemiology and a list of resources available for HIV/AIDS information.

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this program the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe Standard Universal Precautions in patient care, according to OSHA and CDC guidelines.
  2. Define bloodborne pathogens.
  3. Explain the steps needed to implement an exposure control plan.
  4. Explain requirements for employer and employee in maintaining engineering and work practice controls.
  5. Identify proper actions to take in a post-exposure evaluation and follow-up.
  6. List 2 components of the OSHA enforcement policy on tuberculosis.
  7. Describe testing procedures for exposure vs. active tuberculosis.
  8. Describe measures for prevention of transmission of tuberculosis.

SECTION TWO: HIV/AIDS

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this program the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe 4 modes of transmission of HIV.
  2. List 3 ways HIV is not transmitted.
  3. Describe infection control procedures for health care facilities for prevention of transmission of bloodborne diseases.
  4. Identify current clinical management of HIV/AIDS patients.
  5. List 3 methods to prevent or control transmission of HIV/AIDS.
  6. Describe Florida Law on AIDS and the impact on testing, confidentiality, and treatment.
  7. Discuss the latest statistics in the HIV epidemic and list the states with the highest numbers of cases.
  8. List resources available for HIV/AIDS information.

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