Health & Safety

Annual Bloodborne Pathogens Update for School Nurses

Friday, March 12, 2021

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Registration Deadline

Friday, March 5, 2021

Objectives for Bloodborne Pathogens Update
Specialized Health & Safety Management - Susie Wistrom

Participant will be required to have a pair of disposable gloves on hand to demonstrate proper use of gloves.
Following the training, the participant will be able to:

  • Define bloodborne pathogens.
  • Identify the bloodborne pathogens of primary
  • List the ways bloodborne pathogens can enter a person
  • Describe the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand washing in reducing the risk of bloodborne pathogens
  • Identify work practices that help eliminate or reduce the risk of
  • Learn how to remove disposable gloves
  • List procedures to follow if exposure occurs.

Light House Child and Family Services - Elizabeth Szybatka
Mental Health School Nurse Training:

  • During this training experience, Elizabeth will facilitate an active conversation about how adversity impacts the students we serve. We will take a look at trauma, attachment, and how they impact student's functioning inside the walls (or the GoogleMeets!) of our school. Additionally, we will delve into a conversation about compassion fatigue, avoiding burnout, and taking care of ourselves, especially during these trying times.
About the Presenter
Susie Winstrom is the owner of Specialized Health and Safety. She has over 25 years of experience teaching CPR, AED and First Aid training.

Elizabeth Szybatka, MA, LPCC, RPT-S works with Lighthouse Child and Family Services. She has a decade of experience working alongside children and families in special education.