2019 Baptist Outpatient Services Infection Control and OSHA Training

This education is required for the safety of physicians and allied healthcare providers, and will educate them on the highest safety standards for occupational safety and health. Safety is focused on infection prevention and control for both employees and the community.

NOTE: BOS Contracted Physicians are required to complete OSHA training annually. 
Please submit your certificates of completion to:
CritiCare Clinics, Inc: Jublka(Christina) Ferrer  at Jublkaf@baptisthealth.net. 
Urgent Care Physicians of South Florida: Gabriela Picado  at GabrielaPi@baptisthealth.net. 

Target Audience

Baptist Outpatient Services Contracted Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Students and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement infection control practice when exposed to blood and other body fluids. 
  • Utilize current Baptist Outpatient Services infection control protocols. 
  • Adhere to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards for bloodborne pathogens. 
  • Utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriately. 
  • Select appropriate isolation- and transmission-based precautions.
  • Implement infection prevention practices supporting hand hygiene. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Udasin, I. G., & Gochfeld, M. (1994). Implications of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's bloodborne pathogen standard for the occupational health professional. Journal of occupational medicine.: official publication of the Industrial Medical Association, 36(5), 548-555.

Hooper, J., & Martin, A. (2009). Overview of hepatitis B and C management. US Pharmacist, 34(12), 42-44.

Zibbell, J. E., Asher, A. K., Patel, R. C., Kupronis, B., Iqbal, K., Ward, J. W., & Holtzman, D. (2018). Increases in acute hepatitis C virus infection related to a growing opioid epidemic and associated injection drug use, United States, 2004 to 2014. American journal of public health, 108(2), 175-181.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). HIV in the United States: At A Glance. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/statistics/overview/ataglance.html.

World Health Organization. (n.d.). Report on the Burden of Endemic Health Care-Associated Infection Worldwide. Retrieved from: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/80135/9789241501507_eng.pdf;jsessionid=A45F3180B47617B5C8E2C4EBCA73A6B5?sequence=1.

World Health Organization. (n.d.). Infection Prevention and Control, The Evidence for Clean Hands. Retrieved from:https://www.who.int/infection-prevention/publications/hh_evidence/en/.
 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2022

Philip C. Weimer, M.D.
Medical Director 
Baptist Hospital of Miami Urgent Care Centers

Lis Estevez, R.N., MPH, CIC
Infection Control Prevention Nurse
Baptist Outpatient Services

Liz Marjorie Balda, M.T., B.S., CIC
I
nfection Control Prevention Coordinator
Baptist Outpatient Services

Philip C. Weimer, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Lis Estevez, R.N., MPH, CIC, and Liz Marjorie Balda, M.T., B.S., CIC, indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/31/2022
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