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ACS312

Personal Protective Equipment
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Types of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Where and When to Use Personal Protective Equipment
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$158.99

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Info:

Today we use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) so routinely we may take it for granted. From gloves, to gowns, to masks, and face shields, they're all an integral part of the care that we give to our clients. And although we use PPE so frequently today, the evolution on PPE is actually quite hard earned and even involves a love story!

Upon completion of this online activity, the participant should be able to: how to define Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); why PPE is used; where and when to use PPE; how to put on and remove gloves, a gown/apron, a face mask, goggles/face shield; how to improve overall safety in a healthcare environment through the use of PPE.

Course Outcomes
  • Types of personal protective equipment
  • Definition of PPE
  • The emergence of gloves
  • Dr. William Halsted
  • William and Caroline
  • OSHA standards
  • CDC recommendations
  • Health and safety control
  • Employer requirements
  • Choosing the right PPE
  • Type of exposure
  • Strength and suitability
  • Fit of the PPE
  • 4 key points for using all PPE
  • Gloves
  • Types of gloves
  • Vinyl
  • Glove fit
  • Gloves: dos and don’ts
  • Procedure for removing gloves
  • Gowns and aprons
  • The white coat
  • Choosing a gown or apron
  • Type of exposure
  • Strength and suitability
  • Fit of the PPE
  • Proper use of a protective gown
  • Face protection
  • Illness and culture
  • Western culture
  • Face masks and culture
  • Proper use of a face mask
  • Proper use of the eye and face protector


Instructor

Sally Brounstein, RN, is a Regional Nurse Educator with Providence Health & Services in Oregon, with more than 40 years experience overseeing competency assessment for all RNs, CNAs, and Techs hired in the Portland, Oregon, service area. She has also developed the CNA2 acute care program at Portland Community College, where she has been an instructor for more than six years, providing training in conjunction with OHSU and Legacy Health System.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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$158.99

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