Workshop:  Preventing Needle Stick Injuries

Course ID - CTD0755   

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

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:        1 hour
Prerequisite     none

This workshop will specifically discuss the prevention of occupational transmission of blood-borne pathogens with emphasis on sharp injuries (e.g. needlesticks, scaples, etc.)  It will address what to do when an exposure occurs.


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

  • Define a significant needlestick exposure
  • Discuss the most common types of injuries and preventive steps
  • identify available safety devices and their proper user
  • Discuss OSHA's role in protecting healthcare workers from exposure to blood and/or blood fluids
  • Identify the MCC's policy regarding students/faculty who are exposed



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0755
Course Title: Prevent Needle Injrs.
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.