Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs)

Course Description

Introduction of the course

This course on Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) will enable the nurses and other health care professionals in understanding the various types of PPEs and their relevance in prevention of infection.

The objective of this course is to:

  • Understand the concepts related to the use of PPEs
  • Explain the different types of PPEs
  • Demonstrate the method and order of donning and removing PPEs
  • Discuss the use of specific PPEs based on patient indications

Instructor: Ms. Gurneet Kaur Khera, Senior Manager – Nursing Education, Bodhi Health Education 

Facility: Park Hospital, Gurgaon

Curriculum

    Details of the Course
    1. Introduction of the course

      This course on Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) will enable the nurses and other health care professionals in understanding the various types of PPEs and their relevance in prevention of infection.

      The objective of this course is to:

      • Understand the concepts related to the use of PPEs
      • Explain the different types of PPEs
      • Demonstrate the method and order of donning and removing PPEs
      • Discuss the use of specific PPEs based on patient indications


    Personal protective equipment
    1. Personal protective equipment – known as 'PPE' – is used to protect health care workers while performing specific tasks that might involve them coming into contact with blood or body fluids that may contain some infectious agents (germs).

       

      The module deals with the following topics:

      • Introduction to PPEs
      • Sequence of using PPEs
      • Demonstration on donning and removal of PPEs