Explore essential components of infection control used by professionals in Canada's thriving body art industry. Understand risks of significant blood exposure like hepatitis and AIDS. Examine the different types of hepatitis, the structure of each virus, how they enter the body, where they replicate, their forms, their transmission, their serological markers, and risks and preventative measures. Delve into the properties of the HIV virus: replication, effects, diagnosis, stages, transmission and risks.
With the skills gained in this course, you will be able to use routine practices and precautions that protect against bloodborne pathogens and other diseases as well as protocols that follow significant bloodborne exposure.