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Protective Equipment in Healthcare Settings CD

This video is available via The Public Health Foundation.

Video

This 12-minute video, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides demonstrations of donning and removal of personal protective equipment and appropriate hand hygiene. The goal of this program is to increase the safety of the healthcare work environment and promote patient safety through improved use of PPE by healthcare personnel.

Slides

Guidance for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare Settings

CDC has developed this slide set for use by staff development, infection control, and occupational health personnel for training healthcare personnel on how to select and use personal protective equipment PPE to protect themselves from exposure to microbiological hazards in the healthcare setting.

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Posters

Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment

This colorful 13"x22" poster demonstrates the sequences for donning and removing PPE . The poster provides key instructions in both English and Spanish to reinforce safe practices and is intended to limit the spread of contamination.

You may download electronic versions of the posters for printing and distribution or order 13" x 22" posters from the Public Health Foundation.

 

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