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Monday, October 20, 2014

Ebola Presentation from CDC - check it out

"Guidance for the Selection and 

Use of Personal Protective 
Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare 

Here is an excellent PowerPoint presentation for all nurses to read up on in regards to PPE (personal protective equipment) for Ebola. The PowerPoint is pretty dry, but it talks about what PPE is, how to apply and remove your PPE, some excellent do's and don'ts and when to use it.

CDC Ebola PPE PowerPoint Presentation

The best slide is at the end:

Final thoughts of PPE Use in Hospitals: 
1. PPE is available to protect you from exposure to infectious agents in the workplace
2. Know what type of PPE is necessary for the duties you perform and use it correctly.