Sharps Safety Program: Risks, Prevention & Management of Sharps Injuries


Angela Bazigos, is the CEO of Touchstone Technologies, Inc. She has 40 years of experience working in hospitals and Pharma industry. Her background includes companies like Roche, Novartis, Genentech and PriceWaterhouseCoopers in GLP, GCP, GMP, Medical Device and Data Integrity Roles. She has held positions such as Chief Compliance Officer, QA Director and has acted on behalf CEO for communications with FDA.† Ms. Bazigos is a Past President of PRCSQA, a member of the SQA CVIC, ASQ, DIA and RAPS. She works closely with the FDA on behalf of her clients. She consults to LifeScience Investment Grou........

Overview

Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens from needle sticks and other sharps injuries is a serious problem, but it is often preventable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year 385,000 needle sticks and other sharps related injuries are sustained by hospital-based healthcare personnel. Similar injuries occur in other healthcare settings, such as nursing homes, clinics, emergency care services, and private homes. Sharps injuries are primarily associated with occupational transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but they may be implicated in the transmission of more than 20 other pathogens.

Why should you attend this webinar?

This webinar will teach you the risks with sharps injuries and how to prevent and manage sharps injuries.
This sharps presentation provides the preoperative educator, manager, and staff RN with a complete presentation to educate healthcare team members on the importance of sharps safety in the healthcare setting.  This presentation emphasizes the techniques to prevent sharps injury in the healthcare setting and can also be modified to meet the needs of the individual work setting.
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Webinar Id: LSHCAB003

Training Options:

Duration: 90 mins

 Recorded: [Six month unlimited access]

 $277(Single Attendee)  $699(Unlimited Attendee)

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