About Bloodborne pathogens in the lab: minimize exposure & prevent infection
Bloodborne pathogens in the lab: minimize exposure & prevent infection
Instructor: Dana Brehar-Cioflec
Moderator: Ruth Knorr
This course will provide an overview on the main aspects of working safely with blood and blood containing materials in various types of laboratories (diagnostic, research, etc.).
Prevention of laboratory infections involving bloodborne pathogens will be addressed with focus on general and specific prevention measures, materials and equipment, as well as health monitoring.
Brief exercises will be included to highlight the discussed aspects.
International and European regulations and recommendations will be highlighted and relevant references and links will be provided.
This course will give a historic overview and classification of bloodborne pathogens
After the course the participant will be able to take preventive measures and interventions specifically tailored to address the human- and pathogen-related elements of the “equation”
CWA 15793:2011 Reference
C 2.2. 9 Clinical/Diagnostic Laboratories