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The Brody School of Medicine/Office of Prospective Health
Infection Control


Office of Prospective Health  

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Sharon Shipley, RN
Infection Control Nurse
  (252) 744-2070
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Office of Prospective Health
Ed Warren Life Science Building
Room 188
(252) 744-2070
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MRSA Information 

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                                                        INFECTION CONTROL
Infection Control is responsible for:
     1. Advising all ECU clinical operations regarding appropriate
     infection control practices such as sterilization, disinfection, and cleaning;
 2. Ensuring that clincial infection control activities are implemented
     by the Health Sciences Center and all other ECU Clinics;
 3. Training ECU employees on Bloodborne Pathogens and Tuberculosis as indicated
     for OSHA compliance (at new employee orientation and annually);
 4. Receiving reports of infections diagnosed at ECU and notifying local health departments;
      5. Epidemiological investigation of infectious incidents in Health Sciences
     Center clinics or assisting other ECU clinics in investigations.


**(Please click on Bloodborne Exposure Control Plan above for instructions on blood exposures)


ECU EMPLOYEEs (ONLY) Bloodborne Pathogen Mandatory Online Testing (BBP/TB) Protocol
New employees - Receive BBP/TB mandatory training during new hire employee orientation 
Current employees - Each ECU department is scheduled during the year for BBP/TB mandatory testing.  Please wait and complete during your department's scheduled time for BBP/TB testing.   
Not listed on Blackboard - If your BBP/TB training is not listed on your Blackboard site, please email Nikki Page your name, email address and request to be added.  (


ECU EMPLOYEES ONLY:  Bloodborne Pathogen Refresher Training Instructions
ECU EMPLOYEES CLICK HERE for your annual bloodborne pathogen and TB (BBP/TB) refresher course training available through Blackboard. (Remember, this is for ECU EMPLOYEES ONLY.)
  1. Click HERE to log in to Blackboard and take the test. (You will need your username and password to login - these are the same as your e-mail login info). 
  2. If the class link "ProsHealth BBP/TB 001" does not appear on your "My Courses" list in Blackboard, e-mail Nikki Page with your name and e-mail address, and you will be added to the testing list. 
  3. Upon completion of BBP/TB training and quiz, send an e-mail to Nikki Page stating you have completed and passed your BBP/TB training. You can take the quiz as many times as necessary.
  4. You will receive a certificate of completion in the mail for your personnel records both at ECU and Vidant.
  5. If there are any questions regarding the content of the quiz or slideshow please contact Sharon Shipley (Infection Control Practitioner), Dr. Paul Barry (Director, Office of Prospective Health), or call 744-2070.
NON-ECU EMPLOYEES ONLY: Bloodborne Pathogen Training Instructions
  1. NON-ECU EMPLOYEES CLICK HERE to review the bloodborne Pathogen/TB slideshow (Remember, this is for NON-ECU EMPLOYEES ONLY)
  2. Upon completion of slideshow, CLICK HERE to take the Bloodborne Pathogen/TB Quiz
  3. Upon completion, turn test in to your supervisor to be placed in your file. 
ECU STUDENTS ONLY: Bloodborne Pathogen Training Instructions:
  1. ECU STUDENTS  CLICK HERE to review the Bloodborne Pathogen/TB PowerPoint slideshow (Remember, this is for for ECU STUDENTS ONLY.) 
  2. Upon completion of slideshow, CLICK HERE to take the Bloodborne Pathogen/TB Quiz
  3. Upon completion, turn test in to your advisor to be placed in your file.