Blood or Body Fluid Exposure

If you have been exposed: This material is presented for information only. This is NOT an interactive program. You will need to make the telephone calls or carry out the activities as described in the protocol (below). You can NOT fill out the form on the Web. Please review the information. If you have further questions, please call 319.335.8392 and ask to speak to the Nurse Manager about the Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Protocol.

Prevent exposure:

Standard Precautions 


Medical Students at UIHC 
Nursing Students at UIHC 
Physician Assistant Students at UIHC 
All Health Science Students at Off-site Locations 
All UI Students 

For students receiving training at College of Dentistry (COD):

  • Exposed individual's evaluation to be done at Student Health & Wellness.
  • Source patient's blood sample to be drawn at COD and sent to Student Health & Wellness with exposed student. 

Protocol for students at the University of Iowa

Protocol for students who are exposed to blood or body fluids while enrolled at the University of Iowa