Revised on
05/01/17 11:43am

Before You Sign the Hepatitis B Declination

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

This 10 minute course is intended for those who will be working with bloodborne pathogens (human source materials, HIV, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, or other potentially infectious materials) AND who want to decline the hepatitis B vaccine. This course addresses many misconceptions about Hepatitis B disease and immunization. Course objectives include:

  • Understanding the issues surrounding Hepatitis B infection in the research environment.
  • Understanding that Hepatitis B can be effectively prevented.
  • Understanding the benefits of being immunized before working with bloodborne pathogens.
Course duration estimate:

10 minutes

Course Required for those who will be working with bloodborne pathogens AND who are planning to decline the hepatitis B vaccine.