Bloodborne pathogens? Helpful information regarding this potentially dangerous topic. At In-Pulse CPR we offer local CPR/First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens training classes across the metro area. Click on "Class Calendar" above for your state's classes locations and times.

  • Bloodborne Pathogens: Where They Are and How They Are Transmitted August 12, 2016 Elizabeth Di VergigelisWhen considering bloodborne pathogens most people believe that in order to be contaminated by these pathogens they must come in contact with the infected person’s blood in some way into a bodily orifice such as the mouth or nose to become contaminated, as well. But, it is a highly mistaken misnomer of the fact that ...
  • Protecting yourself Against Bloodborne Pathogens in a Health Care Setting February 15, 2012 Donna Ryan  Occupations at Risk If you work in a number of occupations, particularly in nursing or as an emergency medical technician (EMT), you are at a pronounced risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathnogens (BBPs). Other occupations that stand the risk of infection from BBPs include police officers, firemen, clinical or laboratory workers, plumbers, hair stylists, and ...
  • Proper precautions and training can prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens December 13, 2011 Pearl Salkinwritten by Pearl Salkin | If a lab technician at a major medical research center in the United States drops a glass beaker on a counter and it breaks, it’s highly unlikely that any bloodborne pathogen that might be present will find a series of human hosts and cause a worldwide epidemic. Such facilities fall under ...

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