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COURSE INTRODUCTION

The course is for anyone wishing to develop an awareness of the hazards associated with sharps and how to avoid injury and illness that may arise from sharps, needle-stick injuries and blood-borne viruses.

COURSE TOPICS


  • What are Blood Borne Viruses? 

  • How are they spread? 

  • Routes of transmission

  • What are the risks?

  • Control measures

  • Management of sharps

  • Fear and the facts

  • Legislation

  • Disposal of sharps

     


COURSE BENEFITS

The Sharps Awareness training course shall raise awareness of the dangers associated with sharp objects and handling them incorrectly. Students will benefit from the understanding of risks posed by sharps and how they can be safely reduced.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

proof of knowledge test

QUALIFICATION EXPIRY

1 Year

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