Key Competency 5: To demonstrate knowledge of what to do in the event of a needle-stick injury

Key Competency 5: To demonstrate knowledge of what to do in the event of a needle-stick injury

Key Knowledge Points

All needle stick injuries should be reported and the injured person should receive immediate testing for HIV, HBV and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and receive appropriate treatment including PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) as appropriate.

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