This module provides an overview of guidelines for the management of blood and body substance spills for nurses and midwives.
It is based on the 2019 Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
The information in this module is suitable for all nurses and midwives who may be exposed to blood and body substance spills in the healthcare environment that they work in.
All participants are encouraged to review their local protocols for managing blood and body substance spills.
At the end of this module participants will be able to: