Bloodborne Pathogens: Understanding the Risks

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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Sue explores the fundamental principles of protecting yourself from all potential contamination in the workplace with a special focus on bloodborne pathogens and their various pathways of transmission.

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Portrait of Sue de Muelenaere
Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically-ill patient. See Educator Profile

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CPD22m of CPD
First Published26 April 2020
Updated26 April 2020
Expires
19 February 2022
Topics
Blood
Pathology
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