Bloodborne Pathogens/Infectious disease:

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1998). Guideline for infection control personnel in healthcare, 1998. Retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/InfectControl98.pdf
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013). Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis.
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Workbook for designing, implementing, and evaluating a sharps injury prevention program. (2008). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/sharpssafety/pdf/sharpsworkbook_2008.pdf
  4. Good, L. & Grimmond, T. (2017). Proven strategies to prevent bloodborne pathogen exposure in EXPO-S.T.O.P. hospitals. Journal of Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare. Retrieved from https://aohp.org/aohp/Portals/0/Documents/ToolsForYourWork/free_publications/Strategies%20to%20S.T.O.P.%20bloodborne%20pathogen%20exposures-2017.pdf?ver=2017-05-08-184512-990
  5. Kuhar, D., Henderson, D., Struble, K., Heneine, W., Thomas, V., Cheever, L., . . . US Public Health Service Working Group. (2013). Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology,34(9), 875-892. doi:10.1086/672271
  6. International Safety Center. EPINet Sharps Injury and Blood and Body Fluid Data Reports. Retrieved from https://internationalsafetycenter.org/exposure-reports/
  7. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention; Retrieved from: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/gen_guidance.html
  8. Training for Development of Innovative Control Technologies Project (TDICT). Retrieved from www.tdict.org
  9. University of California, San Francisco Clinician Consultation Center. PEP Quick Guide for Occupational Exposures. Retrieved from https://nccc.ucsf.edu/clinical-resources/pep-resources/pep-quick-guide/
  10. Mooreman, A.C., De Perio, M. A., Goldschmidt, R., et al. Testing and Clinical Management of Health Care Personnel Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis C Virus — CDC Guidance, United States, 2020. MMWR Recomm Rep 2020;69(No. 6). Retrieved April 7, 2021 rr6906 Testing and Clinical Management of Health Care Personnel Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis C Virus — CDC Guidance, United States, 2020
  11. Monkey Pox links-Infection Control: Healthcare Settings | Monkeypox | Poxvirus | CDC
  12. Screening of Health Care Workers for Monkeypox-This screening tool has been developed by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and the American Nurses Association based on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) current screening recommendations as of August 2022. It is to be used in the health care work environment to screen health care employees for monkeypox infection and/or exposure. This tool should be used in conjunction with your facility’s monkeypox and/or communicable illness plan. Please edit this tool as needed to comply with your facility’s policies and procedures.
  13. ANA/APIC Resource Toolkit.
  14. OSHA has issued a Monkeypox Virus Fact Sheet
  15. ‚ÄčImmunizations: CDC has updated the list of errata/updates for its General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization.
  16. PEP Quick Guide for Occupational Exposures - An Execellent Resouce for BBE.