Bloodborne Pathogens Certification Course
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Bloodborne Pathogens Certification Course

Learn BBP online – anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2015 AHA guidelines. Get BBP certified today!
3.7 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
421 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2017
Price: Free
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Complete your Bloodborne Pathogen Certifcation Course 100% Online with NHCPS’ Physician Created and Reviewed. All Course Material Adheres to the Latest American Heart Association (AHA) Standards and Guidelines
  • Fast, 100% Online BBP training and certification grants the freedom to complete requirements anywhere and any time
  • You will learn what to do in the case of exposure to bloodborne pathogens
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  • No training or special materials are required

Our Bloodborne Pathogens course is intended to help you prepare to address the health concerns inherent in caring for others and the possible damage the microscopic world can inflict. Unlike traditional academic curricula, you will learn actionable ways to practice and prepare for the bacteria pathogens you may encounter in your career. If you become exposed to bloodborne pathogens, you will have the knowledge to reduce the chances of disease transmission and protect others, including co-workers and patients from possible infection. 

The course package includes:

- BBP Lectures and Video Presentations

NOTE - This course is for training on BBP.

Optional FREE Certification Available: This course is for training in Bloodborne Pathogens. If you would like to be certified please visit us online at NHCPS and complete your BBP certification test. Udemy students receive the certification for FREE by using coupon code: mu817bbp

Who is the target audience?
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Care Students
  • Emergency Responders
  • Anyone who wants to be prepared to save a life
  • Anyone in a work environment that might come into contact with blood
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Curriculum For This Course
Bloodborne Pathogens
7 Lectures 16:20

The first lesson in the Bloodborne Pathogens Course, the overview details what will be covered in the course. The course objectives are provided, highlighting each step of the process from identifying sources of bloodborne pathogens to helping others to better understand how to prevent incidences of exposure. The overview explains how the course will prepare you to take an active role in preventing BBP transmissions in the workplace.


The second lesson is the Introduction. This lesson discusses introductory and background information concerning bloodborne pathogens, as well as why training on this subject is necessary. This lesson also includes an in-depth look at the importance of the ECP (Exposure Control Plan), and introduces us to PACT, the four steps to a proper reaction to bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.


Following the course introduction, the four stages of PACT are discussed. In this lesson, we will cover the first stage, Protect Yourself. As explained in the lesson, protecting yourself includes many aspects from understanding BBP to preventative actions.

Protect Yourself from BBP

The second stage of PACT, Act Immediately, is the subject of the fourth lesson in this series. The importance of immediate action cannot be overstated. This lesson discusses the proper steps to take following exposure and details how to correctly address an exposure incident.

Act When You Come into Contact with Blood

Lesson number five discusses the third segment of PACT, Clean the Area. It is important to stay updated on your facility’s policy for addressing large areas of blood and that policy supersedes this information. To maintain the situation the area must be cleaned immediately, and those steps are explained here.

Clean Up the Mess

The sixth lesson in this Bloodborne Pathogens course covers the final segment of PACT, Tell Your Supervisor. If you are to come into contact with blood or bodily fluids, it is imperative to inform your supervisor, as this is the only way to address possible health consequences from exposure. OSHA regulations and how they are applied in these situations are also discussed.

Report Exposure

The seventh and final lesson in the BBP course, What’s Next? As we have now covered how to identify bloodborne pathogens and what steps to take in the event of exposure, this lesson discusses what must be done when on-site training is required by your facility. Because of the threats posed by BBP, it is important to protect yourself by committing this information to memory now, so you may spend your time enjoying your job instead of fearing exposure.

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National Health Care Provider Solutions
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National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re-certification.

All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.