HPS 100: Safety Issues for Clinical Practice

Hours 1
Theory Hours
This course focuses on microbial and physical safety for clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on guidelines established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Alabama State Department of Public Health; topics include prevention of transmission of blood-borne and air-borne pathogens, as well as prevention of injuries during clinical practice. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to participate in the clinical setting implementing measures that will prevent injuries and using appropriate universal precautions.