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

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Price

43 SREstimated Price

SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

4 continuing medical education hours

ACA-20240000238

4 CMEOnlineCertificateLectureEnglishالعربية

Event content

Objectives

  • Define personal protective equipment and explain its importance in preventing the transmission of infectious diseases in healthcare settings, Identify the different types of personal protective equipment commonly used in healthcare settings.
  • Evaluate workplace hazards and assess the level of risk for healthcare-associated infections to determine the appropriate personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Describe the proper techniques for donning (putting on) and doffing (taking off) personal protective equipment to minimize the risk of contamination.
  • Recognize the importance of proper fit and sizing when selecting and using personal protective equipment and understand the implications of inadequate fit.
  • Illustrate how to apply the knowledge and skills gained to make informed decisions regarding the selection and use of personal protective equipment based on specific workplace hazards and requirements.

Main Theme

  • Introduction to personal protective equipment
  • different types of personal protective equipment
  • the hierarchy of controls
  • Determining the appropriate level of personal protective equipment based on risk
  • Selection criteria for different types of personal protective equipment
  • Role of personal protective equipment in preventing the spread of infections
  • Maintenance and storage of personal protective equipment

Outcomes

By the end of this event, the learners will be able to:

Recognize the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in preventing infectious diseases, identify common types of PPE, evaluate workplace hazards, describe proper donning and doffing techniques, recognize the significance of proper fit, and apply knowledge for informed PPE decisions based on specific workplace hazards.

Target Audience

All professions Medicals

Trainers

  • Marwa Salah Ahmed Osman

    Laboratory Science

    Microbiology Laboratory