Graduate Medical Education


Graduate Medical Education Policies and Procedures

Policy on Infectious Disease Prevention - Blood and Body Fluids Exposure

Guidelines and Policy for Infectious Disease Prevention for Medical Residents exposure to blood and body fluids and risks related to HIV and Hepatitis B

Due to possible risks of acquiring infectious diseases during the postgraduate medical education such as HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), HBV (Hepatitis B Virus), and HCV (Hepatitis C Virus), residents should be informed of universal precautions, exposure procedures, and treatment available at each of the residency teaching hospitals (Carle, OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, and Department of Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Danville). Residents should also become familiar with provisions and limitations of their personal health insurance plan. The following policy applies to all University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign postgraduate medical residents, referred to hereinafter as the subject group.


Approved by GMEC: 4/24/2015