Workshop:  OSHA & HIV/AIDS (Update)

Course ID - CTD0718-1

Short Title:  OSHA & HIV/AIDS

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:     Faculty
Length of Workshop:      2 hours
Prerequisite   None

This workshop will update the participants on HIV/AIDS as they pertain to transmission, prevention, infection control, clinical management, and regulatory requirements.  This session will review the OSHA Bloodborn Pathogen Standards, its Revised Compliance Directive and the proposed TB standard.  Risk for acquiring blood borne pathogens in the workplace will also be discussed.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the current data regarding the risk of occupationally acquiring a bloodborne pathogen
  • Identify modes of transmission in the general population and in the health care setting including health care worker to patient and patient to health care worker
  • Recognize the importance of reporting and occupational exposure
  • Describe post exposure protocols for Hepatitis B, C, D and HIV
  • List at least three key elements of OSHA Training Requirements
  • Discuss Preventing exposures as incorporated into OSHA Respiratory Standard
  • Describe the clinical management of the HIV+ patient, including the use of protease inhibitors
  • Interpret the health care workers responsibilities in complying with current laws and regulations
  • Discuss the ethical conflicts that arise in treating HIV+ clients, TB clients and Hepatitis B and C clients who are health care workers or in the general population



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0718-1
Course Title: OSHA & HIV/AIDS
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.