This training package contains materials for teaching the classroom-based Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course: 1 copy of the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor Manual, 2 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Posters (1 in English and 1 in Spanish), and a DVD.
American Heart Association Item: 80-1492
Key Features and Benefits
Designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne-pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. The course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, "Make a PACT, Know How to Act," to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.
Designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 1910.1030 for bloodborne-pathogens training when paired with site-specific bloodborne-pathogens training.
Instructor Manual includes lesson maps to guide instructors in teaching the course.
DVD contains a PowerPoint presentation designed to run continuously to simulate a video, with pauses for the classroom activities and discussion needed to teach the course.
DVD includes both English and Spanish options to help reach a wider student audience.
Dimensions and Specifications
The package includes:
Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Instructor Manual Manual includes lesson maps for teaching the course. 26 pages (plus 36 lesson maps), 8 1/2" x 11". Formatted as a loose-leaf, 3-hole-punched manual that fits into a binder.
Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Posters Includes one English poster and one Spanish poster. Each measures 16" x 21".
Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens DVD DVD contains a PowerPoint presentation that runs continuously to simulate a video. Includes built-in English and Spanish versions. Running time: 25 minutes
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long is the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course? A: The course takes approximately 1 hour.
Q: How long is the DVD for the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course? A: The DVD is 25 minutes.
Q: Is the DVD closed-captioned? A: The DVD, which includes a voice-over, is not closed-captioned. However, it is a PowerPoint presentation, so the key points are outlined on each slide.
Q: Who can teach the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course? A: Per the standard for bloodborne pathogens training, "the person conducting the training shall be knowledgeable in the subject matter covered by the elements contained in the training program as it relates to the workplace that the training will address." Usually, instructors who already conduct bloodborne pathogens training are qualified. Instructors (whether American Heart Association Instructors or not) wishing to teach this course must be content experts knowledgeable on Standard 1910.1030. Instructors should also review the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens student and instructor materials, and/or take the online course. Because bloodborne pathogens Instructors do not have to be American Heart Association Instructors, they do not have to take the American Heart Association Core Instructor Course and do not receive an Instructor card from the American Heart Association.
Q: Are the materials in this package sold separately? A: Only the posters are sold separately. These may be purchased in packages of 5 in English (item no. EC80-1502) and Spanish (item no. EC80-2371).