Staff Education Tool: Guide for Selecting, Using Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a free, downloadable PowerPoint presentation on selecting and using personal protective equipment in healthcare settings.

The guide provides information on the proper selection of personal protective equipment and how to safely wear and remove the equipment, which includes gloves, masks and gowns. The guide is intended to help healthcare personnel further protect themselves from exposure to microbiological hazards in the healthcare setting.

Download the guide for selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPT) for use in your facility.

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