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Bloodborne Pathogens and Beyond: What every healthcare professional needs to know before OSHA is at the door
Presented by the Chicago Medical Society in conjunction with the Chicago Dental Society
OSHA requires annual training for all health care workers with potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The course is recommended for physicians, dentists, nurses, dental hygienists and dental assistants.
Healthcare office managers with non-clinical responsibilities that are in charge of staff training and designated as the primary contacts for any in-house exposure incidents would also benefit from this training. Attend the 2-hour training course, update your exposure control plan, and satisfy most of your annual OSHA regulations today!
OSHA requires that all healthcare employers maintain a written Exposure Control Plan. The plan must include a risk analysis, Hepatitis B vaccinations, follow-up procedures, an evaluation of safer sharps and training. The 2-hour update covers the following topics: Healthcare worker Safety and health, common hazards from bloodborne pathogens associated with medical and dental offices, compliance with OSHA Regulations and Q & A. OSHA requires that your plan be reviewed; that the newest technology be reviewed and that training is repeated on an annual basis.
Student materials and exposure control plan are included with the registration fee.
Individual cancellations must be received, in writing, by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program. Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”
Call the Education Department at: 312.670.2550, ext. 338, or email.
Ajay K. Chauhan, MD, Chairman, Howard Axe, MD, Vickie L. Becker, MD, Adrienne L. Fregia, MD, Robert W. Panton, MD, Loren S. Schechter, MD, Kathy M. Tynus, MD, Jorge P. Parada, MD, MPH, Course Director, and Cecilia Merino, Director of Education, do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All workshops are taught by specialists in exposure control. The course is designed for clinicians and their staff. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Speaker: Sukhvir Kaur, Compliance Assistance Specialist, OSHA-Chicago North Office. Ms. Kaur has disclosed that she does not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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