Bloodborne Pathogen Prevention Certification
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BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN PREVENTION CERTIFICATION
Bloodborne pathogen prevention certification is for any individual that is reasonably anticipating in being exposed to blood or other potentially infectious material while on the job. As per the CDC, there are three bloodborne pathogens that workers facing blood may be at risk of contracting; these are Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B.
An individual that has received bloodborne pathogens training must know the following: precautions for procedures on handling equipment used in drawing blood, procedures for dealing with exposure to blood, limiting the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, handling human blood products, identifying hazardous organisms.
Candidates registering for the exam must qualify in (at-least 1) of the GROUPS (A or B or C) as shown below. Training and experience may be completed within united states of america or outside united states of america.
Who Must Have This Certification
Medical Job Titles
Clinical Medical Assistant
Patient Care Technician
LPN / EMS Responders
Sterile Processing Technician
Nurses/Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide
Wound Care Management Professionals
Any Medical Professional that maybe exposed to blood.
Non-Medical Job Titles
Day Care Staff
Fitness / Personal Trainer
Hospital Maintenance Worker
Professions that may expose you to bloodborne pathogens.
Exam Test Plan
The exam content topic includes the following:
Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
Recordkeeping for Bloodborne Pathogens
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
HBV, HIV, and HCV
Labeling and Signs
AECA believes in continuing education more frequently so that the candidate can have a constant touch with knowledge, Candidate’s are required to attend the continuing education units / credits every year to renew their certification.
Certification is required to be renewed annually.
On submitting a renewal application the candidate will receive an email with links to CEUs that must be completed and submitted online.
Fee Schedule for Renewal
Renewal Fee: $35
Certification that are expired must apply for reinstatement.
If you wish to apply to reinstate your expired certification you may proceed by submitting a reinstatement application.
Fee Schedule for Reinstatement
Expired Less than 1 Year: $50
Expired More than 1 Year but Less than 2 Years: $99