As of December 2001, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 57 documented cases of U.S. healthcare workers who have had seroconverted - developed antibodies - to HIV following occupational exposures. Twenty-six of these developed AIDS. Educate your employees on what they can do to ensure their safety from HIV exposure and infection.
- Definition of HIV
- When HIV becomes AIDS
- Types of exposure
- Standard precautions
Added features and benefits of DVD training include:
- A customizable PowerPoint presentation – makes training site-specific; excellent for training different personnel and departments
- Training points – outlines key learning points of your training; reinforces important safety points to your employees
- Chapterized content – video-enriched training organized by learning objectives that facilitates classroom discussion; ideal for refresher training, specific training points, and navigating through the course
- Expanded leader's guide – excellent resource to help plan and implement your presentation; a quiz is provided that can serve as a pre- and/or post-evaluative tool
- Portable convenience – perfect for those who train and travel!
Exposure to the HIV virus poses a serious risk to healthcare workers exposed to infected blood, body fluids containing blood and concentrated virus in labs. This program will take a closer look at some of the safety measures hand hygiene and sharps safety, and explore what healthcare providers need to know to stop transmission, exposure and possible infection to HIV and other dangerous bloodborne pathogens.
Transmission and Precautions
- HIV Transmission from Host-to-Host
- Standard Precautions and Barrier Protection
- Hand Hygiene and Sharps Safety
Exposure Control and Guidelines
- What to Do if Exposure Occurs
- Guidelines of Care for HIV-Infected Patients