Field Safety with Bloodborne Pathogens

The purpose of this training is to provide essential guidance on safety protocols relevant to Adult Services work, with a fundamental component covering bloodborne pathogens. This comprehensive training delves into the significance of preparation for home visits, preventive measures, and the cultivation of behavioral and situational awareness within the communities served. The course content will encompass strategies and techniques for assessing safety in various settings and specifically address the critical aspect of bloodborne pathogen safety. Participants will develop their abilities to anticipate and manage potentially dangerous situations, defuse tension and hostility, respond effectively to verbal and physical threats, and document incidents, including those related to bloodborne pathogens. By the end of this training, participants will possess the necessary tools, skills, mindset, and confidence to excel in ensuring safety during fieldwork.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate Proficiency in Bloodborne Pathogen Safety: By the end of this training, participants should be able to articulate the key principles and practices of bloodborne pathogen safety.
  2. Apply Safety Protocols in Real-World Scenarios: Participants should be capable of applying safety protocols and preventive measures, such as risk assessment and home visit preparation, in practical Adult Services contexts. They should be able to assess the safety of various settings, identify potential hazards, and develop strategies to mitigate risks effectively.
  3. Enhance Conflict Resolution and Incident Reporting Skills: By the conclusion of this training, participants should have improved their abilities to manage and de-escalate potentially dangerous situations, defuse tension and hostility, and respond appropriately to verbal and physical threats. Additionally, participants should demonstrate proficiency in documenting incidents.
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