HIV Prevention & Sanitation
This course covers the three key elements of safety in a salon: sanitation, disinfection, and sterilization. The course goes into detail about all three elements, and ways to manage your area in a safe sanitary manner. Also included are sanitation laws and requirements mandated by the State.
This course is approved for CE Credit in Illinois, Texas, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, and Georgia
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- Know the hazards of bloodborne pathogens
- Know how bloodborne pathogens are spread
- Know strategies for avoiding/preventing contamination by bloodborne pathogens
- Know strategies for sterilizing and sanitizing various "sharp" instruments such as cutting blades, tweezers, shears, etc.
- Know strategies for disposal of biological wastes, used "sharps", etc.
- Know strategies for disposal of contaminated materials such as piercing needles, cotton strips, etc.
- Know the hazards of other biological contaminants including bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
- Know how these infections are spread.
- Know strategies for preventing bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
- Know strategies for sterilizing non-cutting items, such as combs, brushes, etc.
- Know strategies for sterilizing/sanitizing surfaces, hands, etc.
- Understand the difference between disinfectants and antiseptics.
- Know strategies for storing sterilized instruments.
- Understand Universal Precautions and Recommendations.
- Course Introduction
- Sterilization and Sanitation
- Bacteria and Common Infections
- Cleanliness and Infection Control
- Types of Disinfectants
- Infection Control in the Salon
- Sanitation Requirements in the Salon
- Disinfectants and Services
- Requirements for Specific Salon Services