Bloodborne Pathogens

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Bloodborne Pathogens are bacteria and viruses present in blood and body fluids that can cause disease in humans. Learn about precautions for preventing exposure to illness and steps to take when critical situations arise. This primary care physician takes this serious topic and makes it both entertaining and informative.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop a greater understanding of bloodborne pathogens and how bloodborne diseases are spread.
  2. Learn how to limit exposure and respond to a situation when exposure occurs.
  3. Become more aware of the risks associated with working with children.

About the Author

Helen Manalis, M.D.

Helen Manalis, M.D.

Dr. Manalis graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999. She works in Westmont, NJ and specializes in Internal Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Manalis is affiliated with Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center.

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