The goal of this continuing education program is to provide EMS providers with state-of-the-art practices to prevent, control, and manage exposures to HIV/AIDS and other bloodborne pathogens. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Identify three bloodborne pathogens that providers could acquire through occupational exposure.
- Name three factors associated with occupational HIV transmission.
- Describe the optimal management of occupational HIV exposures, including timing of treatment and HIV testing.
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics and is NOT approved as continuing nursing education.
This continuing education activity is approved by Gannett Education, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced
Gannett Education is also approved by the Florida Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (provider # FBN 50-1489). CE Broker Course Tracking # is 20-332394