To provide just-in-time information on donning and doffing PPE procedures when providing care to a person under investigation (PUI) patient with confirmed Ebola who are clinically stable and do not have bleeding, vomiting, or diarrhea, often considered “dry” patients.
Public Health professionals and/or hospitals interested in learning the procedures for donning and doffing PPE.
At the completion of the course, learners should be able to:
- Identify type of PPE combination used at your facility
- Apply proper procedures and safe work practices when using PPE
- Illustrate proper donning and doffing procedures
The following Core public health competencies or preparedness capabilities are associated:
- 4.2.14: Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in an emergency.
- 4.2.15: Demonstrate correct donning of chemical protective clothing, respiratory protection, protective eyewear, protective footwear, hearing protection, gloves, and any other assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Capability 2: Community Recovery
- Function 3: Implement corrective actions to mitigate damages from future incidents
Capability 14: Responder Safety and Health
- Function 1: Identify responder safety and health risks
- Function 2: Identify safety and personal protective needs
Online - the training can be completed completely at my own pace
Less than one hour
The following organizations collaborated in the development of this course:
- Iowa Department of Public Health
- MidWestern Public Health Training Center