Sharps Management

Author :
Charles G Bloe BSc RN NDN ITU cert
CEO and Clinical Lead Charles Bloe Training Ltd
British Cardiac Nursing – Innovation in Education Award 2008 winner

Approximate learning time:  00hr 30min

Course Overview:  Due to the significant number of sharps injuries that occur in healthcare settings and the potential for serious diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, it is vital that staff reduce the risk of injury by using and disposing of needles and other sharps appropriately.

Course Objective:  By the end of this section the student will be able to:
• Describe the main factors that increase the risk of sharps injury.
• Describe the basic steps that may be taken to reduce sharps injury.
• Describe the actions that should be taken in the event of a sharps injury.

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