This 1.5 hour interactive course will assist all healthcare personnel to stay safe when dealing with contaminated sharps especially needles.
All healthcare workers
Participants will learn the steps to take to protect themselves and others from injuries. It will teach the current guidelines on response to and treatment of sharps injuries. Participants will learn what qualities a healthcare facility requires to create a safe culture.
This course is an essential element in a multipronged approach to infection control in healthcare. It is relevant to all clinicians managers and any other worker involved in handling or disposal of contaminated sharps.