Infection Control: Getting a Grip on Blood Borne Pathogens, Exposure Control and Hand Washing

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0014

Infection Control: Getting a Grip on Blood Borne Pathogens, Exposure Control and Hand Washing is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides valuable information about infection control, blood borne pathogens, and methods of infection control, including proper hand washing, exposure control and how to handle biohazards. The course also addresses exposure control and post-exposure procedures.


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Course Details


The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about infection control.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the causes of infections
  2. List ways that infections are transmitted (i.e. blood borne pathogens
  3. List methods of infection control including proper hand washing
  4. List common blood borne pathogens
  5. Discuss exposure control
  6. Discuss post-exposure procedures

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
.This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.