In-Service Training Certification

HIV/AIDS for Healthcare Providers – 4 hours

Fulfills the State of Florida 4-hour training requirement for healthcare professionals in Florida.

Brief overview of HIV infection, its cause and mechanism, plus modes of transmission and infection control procedures. Presents the basic components of HIV antibody testing and confirmation and includes clinical management of HIV patients. Summarizes the main components of the Florida Omnibus AIDS Act. Approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for healthcare professionals in Florida.

OSHA (Blood-borne Pathogens) for Healthcare Providers – 4 hours

This course meets the educational requirements for federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training.

Review of precautions that address the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings. Includes safe handling of sharps, use of PPE, and decontamination of work areas, plus importance of hepatitis B vaccination for workers.

The hazards of bloodborne pathogens
Bloodborne pathogens in the workplace
Engineering controls and the safe handling of sharps
Universal and Standard Precautions and other work practice controls
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Hazardous signs and labels
OSHA requirements for housekeeping, regulated waste, soiled laundry, and vaccination against hepatitis-B
Reporting an exposure incident

HIPAA Information and Action

  • This course has been developed to inform healthcare workers of their responsibilities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This training is required yearly.