$150

Biosafety Basics

  • Course Price: $150
  • BIO Member Price: $120
  • Course Run Time: 68 minutes
  • Course Level: Level 1 - Foundational
  • Completion Period: 2 week

Biosafety Basics provides the introductory framework to the practices and principles when working with infectious biological agents. Focus is placed on an introduction to infectious agents, assessment of biological hazards and risks, overview of laboratory safety, risk mitigation via personal protective equipment and biosafety cabinets, program management, and biosafety guidelines and regulations. 

Takeaways
  1. Checklist of risk factors when working with biological agents.
  2. Survey of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) based on different tasks, work areas, temperatures and organisms.
  3. Safety consideration differences when working in a biological safety cabinet (BSC), a fume hood, and a laminar flow clean air center.
  4. Corresponding risk groups with biosafety level of a biosafety lab -1, -2, -3.
  5. Knowledge of how various federal regulatory agencies regulate the practice of biosafety.
Certificate Requirements
  • View entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
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Certificate Requirements
  • View entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
You have two weeks from time of purchase to complete any of the online courses. For example, if you purchase the course at 9 am on Saturday, the course will close at 9 am 14 days later.

You can pay an additional fee for an extension.

Our online courses are between 40 minutes and 85 minutes in length. We suggest allowing 20 minutes to take the end of the course quiz and 10 minutes for the course evaluation. 

Yes, each course has an accompanying pdf that contains all of the presented course information. You will be able to download the pdf once you have registered for the course. 

There are no refunds if you decide to not take the course once you have registered. 

The online courses are fully animated with a professional voice-over. Each course begin with an overview of what you will learn, the course itself, and then ends with a course quiz to assess your understanding.

You can repeat the course as often as you like within your two week run time.

You have two chances to pass the quiz. A passing score is 70% or higher. 

Each course is to be taken by one individual. If you would like to take our online courses as a group, please contact Stacey Hawkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for pricing.

There are three requirements to receive your course certificate. 1. You must view the entire course. 2. You must pass the course quiz with a 70%. 3. You must complete the course evaluation. You can download and print your certificate from your dashboard.

Before moving on to the next section of our on-demand, online courses, all slides within a section must be viewed.

There is an easy way for you to see which slides you have completed and not completed in the course. Look at the menu on the left side of the course- the slides that have been seen are darkened and the slides that have not been seen are light. 

 

Certificate Requirements
  • View entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation