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New York State Approved Infection Control Course

Understand how bloodborne pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment.

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What Will You Learn?

Learning Objectives: Assure that licensed, registered, or certified health professionals understand how bloodborne pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment: patient to healthcare worker, healthcare worker to patient, and patient to patient. Apply current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control principles as appropriate for the specific work environment. Minimize opportunity for transmission of pathogens to patients and healthcare workers; and Familiarize professionals with the law requiring this training and the professional misconduct charges that may be applicable for not complying with the law.

This course is approved by New York State for Infection Control and Barrier Precaution Training


About the Speakers

Dr. Jacobs is a 1973 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency in surgery at Monsignor Clement Kern Hospital for special surgery in Warren, Michigan in 1975. Dr. Jacobs is in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. He is board certified in reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. For 25 years, Dr. Jacobs served as a Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training; and has also served as a contributing editor to the Journal of Foot Surgery, Podiatry Today, Foot and Ankle Quarterly and Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Jacobs has served as the Scientific Chairman of the American Podiatric Medical Association, The Missouri Podiatry Society, and on the Journal Management Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He was the first podiatrist to receive the rank of Fellow by Temple University. He was voted a Lifetime Achievement Award and to The Podiatry Hall of Fame. He has received numerous awards from the APMA and ACFAS for his dedication to podiatry and podiatric education, as well as recognition from the governors of Missouri, Arkansas and Massachusetts. He has published over 80 scientific articles in various publications and 17 chapter contributions in various textbooks, and has presented over 1000 papers at podiatric and medical society meetings. In addition to his practice, Dr. Jacobs maintains a free educational website,, with open access to students, residents and practitioners of podiatric medicine and surgery. He is a nationally recognized author, researcher and a noted authority of surgery of the foot.

Michael Brody, DPM, is a practicing podiatrist and a Certified HIPAA Professional. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and a recognized expert on Health Information Technology and compliance with Federal Regulations. Dr. Brody has spoken both nationally and internationally on issues related OSHA Compliance. He is the Technical Editor for Podiatry Management Magazine, a Health Information Technology Consultant for PICA and the HIPAA Compliance Officer for a number of organizations. He founded TLD Systems which has helped thousands of Podiatrists and other medical professional to implement a HIPAA Compliance Plan in their practice. Dr. Brody is Co-Chair of the EHR Workgroup at HL7, on the Physicians Committee at HIMSS, has worked with ISO, the Standards and Interoperability Framework, CCHIT, NYeHC and other organizations within the Health Information Technology ecosystem.

Intended Audience

All Medical Providers

Refund Policy

No refunds are available for online courses

Compliance Statement

The information contained in this presentation does not establish a standard of care, nor does it constitute legal advice.

The information is for general informational purposes only and is prepared from a perspective to aid in understanding the pathology.

In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants. There are no conflicts of interest to disclose for this program

Commercial Interests: No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

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CME Online has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.66 continuing education contact hour.