Policy 670.00


Preventing Transmission of Infection in Clinical Settings and Instructions for Management of Exposure to Blood-borne Pathogens


Policy Statement

A number of Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont Student Handbook policies fall under the heading of Preventing Transmission of Infection in Clinical Settings and Instructions for Management of Exposure to Blood-borne Pathogens. Please refer to individual policy statements for additional details.

Policy Elaboration

Policy Statements
670.10 Immunizations and Other Health Information
670.15 Infection Control Training
670.25 Influenza Vaccine and Protection
670.30 Hand-washing
670.35 Blood-Borne Infections
670.45 Universal Precautions
670.50 Protective Barrier Precautions
670.55 Care of Sharps
670.60 Clean-up of Spills
670.65 Definitions of Exposure
670.70 Reporting Exposures
670.75 Interactions with Pharmaceutical and Other Health-Related Industries

Applicability of the Policy

  • All Students

Reviewed and Approved

  • Medical Curriculum Committee, on June 19, 2018

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