Welcome to Needle Safety Training: Human, Economic, Environmental
This activity has been approved for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Fact: 600,000 needle stick injuries in the U.S. every year.
- Fact: $1 Billion total cost every year.
- Fact: Accidental Needle Sticks are a leading cause of anxiety and stress.
- Fact: Providers are best positioned to lead improvement in needle safety.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of CME and ES4P presents a Needle Safety CME course that aligns with OSHA’s yearly Blood Borne Pathogen (BBP) compliance standards. We take a unique approach to training not only in our manner of delivery but also by framing needle safety as a clinical practice improvement exercise. Students will have the opportunity to take an active role, using CPI methodology to reduce the risk of blood borne disease transmission and accidental needle sticks in their work unit.
- Identification of effective workplace practice with particular attention to 1st responders.
- Awareness of standard precautions.
- Familiarization with needle safety devices.
- Blood borne pathogen risks, prophylaxis, treatment.
- Encouragement and empowerment to participate in control planning, reporting, and documentation processes.
- Identifying and improving issues involved of non-reporting of accidental needle sticks.
- Communication with other students and instructors.
This course is brought to you on-demand using a “virtual classroom” that can be accessed 24/7/365 on any device connected to the internet using any network. Once enrolled it will never leave your account, you can return to review at any time and it will be updated as needed. Upon completion you will earn a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine CME Certificate in PDF form available for immediate download or printing.
Note: CMEs are accepted as CE equivalents for most nursing licensing and credentialing purposes. CLICK HERE for ANCC Credentialing Center.
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David Joyce MD, MBA