On-demand program: “Optimizing Your Sharps Safety Program”
Cardinal Health* presents...”On-demand program: Optimizing Your Sharps Safety Program”
Healthcare workers are exposed daily to the risk of injury by needles and other sharp medical instruments. The incidence of sharps injuries, which declined substantially after enactment of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard in 1991, has risen again in recent years. This program summarizes the risks associated with handling needles and sharps in the healthcare environment and describes how implementation of a comprehensive sharps safety program can mitigate these risks.
Target Audience: any healthcare professional who wants to learn more or needs to gain knowledge and skills in sharps safety and how to implement a comprehensive sharps safety program in order to mitigate risks
Continuing Education: Pfiedler Education is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP14944, for 2.0 contact hours. Obtaining full credit for this offering depends upon attendance, regardless of circumstances, from beginning to end. Licensees must provide their license numbers for record keeping purposes.
This continuing education activity was planned and provided in accordance with accreditation criteria. This material was produced in December 2020 and expires in December 2022.
* NOTE: This is a supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.