Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course teaches students how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Is this the right course for me?

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed specifically for workers with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as correctional officers, childcare workers, security guards, maintenance workers, school personnel, hotel housekeepers, health and fitness club staff and tattoo artists. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Upon completion of the online course, students receive a course completion certificate that can be presented to employers. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.

Course Options

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Format

This classroom course, led by an AHA Instructor or Facilitator, teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.

Time

The online portion can be completed in 1 hour.

The online portion can be completed in 1 hour.

Completion Card

Students can access downloadable Participation Certificate upon course completion.

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogen Course Completion Card, valid for one year.

Features

  • Students can complete at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available

  • Certificate of completion available to print

  • Access to all information in the online portion for 12 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned

  • Includes audio and transcript for students who may have a hearing or visual disability

  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an Instructor or Facilitator

  • Content is based on the PACT (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) acronym to reinforce critical learning points

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.