Certified Bloodborne Pathogens & Needle-stick Specialist (Train the Trainer)
100% online, self-paced course format
(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.) Recertification fee is $150
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Professional Certification: IASHEP-Certified Bloodborne Pathogens & Needle-stick Specialist (Train the Trainer)
This course is intended for individuals who will be teaching the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard to an adult audience. Students will learn presentation skills and the principles of teaching adults. It is recommended that students attend the one day Bloodborne Pathogen course or have some familiarity with the topic of Certified Bloodborne Pathogens before attending this course. Students will be required to develop and present a 30 minute training program during this course.
Our Certified Bloodborne Pathogens Specialist certification covers:
- How to develop and implement an effective written bloodborne pathogen program
- How to develop proper teaching techniques
- How to Understand OSHA and State OSHA regulations and explain methods of compliance to your employees
- How to demonstrate the proper techniques on handling and treating regulated hazardous waste
- And much more!
Handle human blood products, such as whole blood, plasma, serum, platelets, or white cells?
- Handle human body fluids such as semen, cerebrospinal fluid, vaginal secretions, joint fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, or amniotic fluid? Note – The following human secretions that do not contain blood are NOT covered: urine, feces, vomit, tears, sweat, sputum, nasal secretions, and saliva.
- Work with animals, such as primates that are infected with hepatitis B or other blood borne pathogens OR perform tasks where such animals are housed?
- Handle unfixed human tissue, organs, or primary cell strains? (e.g., tissues soaked in chemical preservatives such as alcohol or formaldehyde are “fixed”)?
- Work with hepatitis B virus or other blood borne pathogens or with preparations, such as liquid solutions or powders containing the hepatitis B virus?
- Handle blood, blood products, body fluids or unfixed tissues or organs of animals infected with the hepatitis B virus or other blood borne pathogens?
- Handle sharp instruments such as knives, needles, scalpels, or scissors which have been used by others working with human blood or other potentially infectious materials to include human organs, tissue or body fluids OR used by others working with similar body parts and fluids from animals infected with the hepatitis B virus or other blood borne pathogens?
- Enter areas where other individuals work with human or animal blood, body fluid, tissues or organs which are infected with the hepatitis B virus or other blood borne pathogens AND perform tasks where any of the previously mentioned body substances may come into contact with the laboratory worker’s unbroken skin, broken skin, or mucous membranes?
- Perform tasks which may potentially result in the lab workers exposed skin or mucous membranes coming in contact with human or animal blood, body fluids, organs, or tissues which are infected with the hepatitis B virus or other blood borne pathogens?
If your answer was YES to any of these questions, then you are considered to be at occupational risk of contracting HBV or other blood borne pathogens.
- Healthcare Professionals
- Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals
- Training Managers
- Industrial Hygienists
- Individuals associated with federal agency collateral duty safety and health personnel
Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.
After signing up for the course IASHEP will send you the link to the LMS class