Addiction counselors and allied service providers have an ethical obligation to protect their clients, their communities, and themselves through infection and disease containment. In addition, all National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP) national credentials require at least six hours of HIV/Bloodborne Pathogens-specific education. Earn your CEs on your schedule, at home or in the office, wherever you have a computer, tablet, or phone!
Section 1: Introduction and Definitions
Ethically, addiction counselors and allied service providers have an obligation to protect their clients, communities and themselves through infection and disease containment. This section of the webinar will define key terms used when discussing bloodborne pathogens, define bloodborne pathogens most implicated with substance use disorders, and discuss infection and containment.