The Compliance Divas Podcast

Episode #51 Ouch I Just Got Stuck - Now What Do I Do?

April 20, 2022 Leslie Canham, Mary Govoni, Linda Harvey and Olivia Wann
The Compliance Divas Podcast
Episode #51 Ouch I Just Got Stuck - Now What Do I Do?
Show Notes

NIOSH estimates that 600,000 to 800,000 needlestick injuries occur each year in the health care settings. The Dentists Insurance Company (TDIC) states that needlesticks are the number one type of injury that occurs in a dental office.   When an exposure incident occurs, immediate action must be taken to expedite medical treatment for the exposed employee to prevent infection transmission. If you get stuck, do you know exactly what to do? In this episode the DIVAS walk through the steps.