The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses with state-of-the-art practices to prevent, control and manage exposures to HIV/AIDS and other bloodborne pathogens. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify three bloodborne pathogens that nurses 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.