Bloodborne Pathogen Prevention Certification
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BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN PREVENTION CERTIFICATION

Overview

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.

 

Requirements

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. 

GROUP A

EDUCATION

GROUP b

experience

GROUP C

MILITARY

 

Who Must Have This Certification

Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

EKG Technician

LPN / EMS Responders

X-ray Technician

Surgical Technician

Surgical Technologist

Sterile Processing Technician

Nurses/Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Lab Professionals

Wound Care Management Professionals

Any Medical Professional that maybe exposed to blood.

Medical Job Titles

School Staff

Childcare Staff

Day Care Staff

Janitorial Staff

Tattoo Artist

Correctional Officers

Security Guards

House Keepers

Fitness / Personal Trainer

Health Trainer

Hospital Maintenance Worker

Professions that may expose you to bloodborne pathogens.

Non-Medical Job Titles

Exam Test Plan

The exam content topic includes the following:

  1. Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

  2. Post-Exposure Follow-up

  3. Recordkeeping for Bloodborne Pathogens

  4. Needlestick Injuries

  5. Other Sharps

  6. Universal Precautions

  7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  8. Latex Allergy

  9. HBV, HIV, and HCV

  10. Labeling and Signs

 
 

Renewal

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

Renewal: 

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

Reinstatement