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Document ID (ISN)52816
CIS number 89-1825
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Title A curriculum guide for public-safety and emergency-response workers. Prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centres for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4647 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, 1989. Bibl. Appendices.
Abstract This curriculum guide designed to meet the training and education needs of public safety workers (fire service, law enforcement, and correctional facility personnel) and emergency medical workers (emergency-medical technicians and paramedicals) who may be exposed on the job to human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) is based on federal guidelines for preventing occupational transmission, or spread, of HIV and HBV among worker groups. Contents: information about this curriculum guide, tips for trainers, preventing transmission of HIV and HBV (lecture outline), case studies, resources, glossary, guidelines for the prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus to health-care workers and public-safety workers, overhead transparencies.
Descriptors (primary) infectious hepatitis; training material; immunodeficiency syndrome
Descriptors (secondary) USA; infectious diseases; virus diseases; training manuals; glossary; hospitals; health care personnel; biological hazards; high-risk groups; health services
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
OSH training
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)