Bloodborne PathogensHeartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.

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Audience

This course is designed for any workers with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

  • Correctional Officers
  • Childcare workers
  • Security Guards
  • Maintenance workers
  • School personnel
  • Hotel Housekeepers
  • Health and Fitness Club Staff
  • Tattoo Artists

Course Content

AHA’s course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.

Students learn how to:

  • Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
  • Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
  • Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace

Course Format

Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

Certificate

Students receive Participation Certificate upon course completion. During this classroom-based course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons that reinforce the PACT acronym.