NC 690: Bloodborne Pathogens

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2024
Credits: 0
Total Contact Hours: 4
Lecture Hours : 4
Lab Hours: 0
Hours Arranged: 0
Outside of Class Hours: 8
Total Student Learning Hours: 12
Transferable to CSU: No
Transferable to UC: No
Grading Method: Non-Credit Course

Catalog Course Description

The Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) training is mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). It includes training in the most common bloodborne pathogens, control methods, and follow up from occupational exposure to blood and Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM). After completing this class, the student will receive the recognition of completion of the course. 4 lecture hours.

Course Objectives

  • Outline individuals at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.
  • Identify sources of exposure and common risk factors.
  • Illustrate proper use of universal precautions and personal protective equipment.
  • Evaluate exposure control plans and post exposure processes.

Major Course Content

  1. OSHA Basics of Bloodborne Pathogens
    1. State and Federal laws
  2. Risk Identification
    1. At Risk Individuals
    2. Common Sources
    3. Risk Factors
  3. Preventing Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure
    1. Universal Precautions
    2. Personal Protective Equipment
      1. Devices
      2. Proper Use
  4. Exposure Control and Post Exposure
    1. Exposure Control Plans
    2. Post Exposure Plans

Instruction Type(s)

Lecture, Online Education Lecture