Formerly known as Universal Precautions or Body Substance Isolation.
Possible Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV exposure.
Students will be excused from all learning activities to address the potential risks or effects of infectious or environmental disease or disability. Students will also meet with the Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs to discuss the impact on their education and/or graduation date.
A medical school has policies in place that effectively address medical student exposure to infectious and environmental hazards, including the following:
Reviewed by Curriculum Committee: 11/30/18
Passed by Curriculum Committee: 12/21/18
Policy Implementation: Course/Clerkship Directors, Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs
Policy Contact: Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs