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Bloodborne Pathogens

Title: Bloodborne Pathogens for Home Care              

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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Length: 1.0 hour

This course will provide an overview of the most common bloodborne pathogens, modes of transmission, exposure reduction practices, protection and safety standards. The intended audience is home health and hospice aides and all home care and hospice clinical care providers. This course meets the home health and hospice aide requirements from CMS for 12 clock hours of education per year.


  • List the most common bloodborne pathogens that pose the highest risk in health care settings
  • Explain how bloodborne pathogens are spread
  • Describe safe work practices and standard procedures to follow when exposure to bloodborne pathogens have been identified
  • Describe programs initiated to reduce the risks to healthcare workers such as the Hepatitis B vaccination program
Subject Matter Expert:  



Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah  Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Subject Matter Expert: TBD


In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

Release Date:

September 19, 2012

Review Date: 3/10/2017

Expiration Date:  

September 19, 2020

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