Back to Basics: The PPE Primer

Back to Basics: The PPE Primer

Issue Summary

This Pulse explains the basics of personal protective equipment (PPE), including identifying key pieces of PPE in the healthcare environment and outlining donning and doffing techniques that uphold infection control principles and practices.

Table of Contents

  • Types of PPE
  • How to Safely Don, Use and Remove PPE
  • When to Use PPE

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Review the essential pieces of PPE for the healthcare environment
  • Review the proper procedures for donning, using and removing PPE
  • Review the concepts of standard precautions