Bloodborne Pathogens training, first aid training, American Heart Association, AHA, blood-containing materials


The Heartsaver® Bloodborne Pathogens course teaches students how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. The course reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

This 1.5-hour course includes a Course Completion Card and Course Workbook.

Call us, email, or register online to schedule your training course.

Who should take this course?

The AHA Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is designed specifically for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, including: Correctional Officers, Childcare workers, Security guards, Maintenance workers, School personnel, Hotel housekeepers, Health and fitness club staff, and Tattoo artists.

What does this course teach?

This course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and tagline, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act™,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.

Students learn how to:

  • Protect themselves from blood or blood-containing materials.
  • Act quickly and safely.
  • Clean the area that has blood or blood-containing materials.
  • Tell their supervisor about the incident.

Training Inquiry

Independent Nursing Care is partnered with the American Heart Association and can provide access to custom training solutions for your organization.

We offer both blended learning and on-site instructor-led classroom First Aid CPR training solutions for your workforce.

We also provide CPR courses to the public.