Needlestick or Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure
In the event of a needlestick or blood borne pathogen exposure, immediately report to the University Medical Center (UMC) Employee Health Clinic or UMC Emergency Room. For location and hours, please review the Needlestick/Body Fluid Exposure Program Matrix below.
Policy EP 7.3 - Needlestick injuries/Exposures to Body Fluids, Care and Follow-up describes the system that has been established and maintained to assure timely and appropriate treatment, reporting and follow-up of needlesticks/exposures to blood or body fluids for TTUHSC El Paso medical staff, residents, students, and employees.
This Needlestick/Body Fluid Exposure Program Matrix provides guidance on location, phone numbers, scope of service, and access to care directions.