BIO314: Bloodborne Pathogens 2014 Update Training Course

NOTE: flag redThe Bloodborne Pathogens Annual Update training on this site is for students, staff, and faculty only.

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Pre-requisite: BIO300 Bloodborne Pathogens

Only those who have taken BIO300 Bloodborne Pathogens Initial Training are eligible to take this course.

Who is Required to Take This Course?

If you are a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) employee with the potential for exposure to bloodborne pathogens in your workplace environment and you have already taken BIO300 Bloodborne Pathogens (initial training), you must update that training in 2014 by completing the BIO314 Bloodborne Pathogens 2014 Update course. Each year there will be an annual update.

If you have not taken BIO300, complete it. You will not be required to complete BIO314 this year. You will be required to complete the update course in 2015 and annually thereafter.

This continuing education online course is required for all employees who would come in contact with human blood, body fluids and other potentially infectious material in the work environment.

This course is considered continuing education in the area of bloodborne pathogens for 2014. Other courses (BIO300, BIO311, BIO312, & BIO313) will NOT be accepted as a substitute for this course.
About This Course
The purpose of the BIO314: Bloodborne Pathogen 2014 Update course is to:
  • Review the key points of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
  • Define OPIM and other infectious materials and give examples
  • Explain how to properly clean up a bloodborne pathogen spill
A BlazerID or XIAS account is required to register for and take the course.


Registration: Follow these registration instructions.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in the bloodborne pathogens update training course. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.