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178 Healthcare: Personal Protective Equipment
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) helps prevent the spread of infectious materials in hospitals, medical clinics, and dental clinics. The use of PPE can protect people and health care workers from infections.

This course takes a closer look at the PPE necessary for healthcare workers to protect themselves from many hazards.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 List and describe typical employer-provided personal protective equipment (PPE).
LO 1.1.2 Describe employer responsibilities associated with providing PPE to employees.
LO 1.1.3 Discuss the use of PPE under OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
LO 1.1.4 Describe the various types of PPE including gloves, masks, respirators, and protective clothing.
LO 1.1.5 Summarize general guidelines and best practices for using PPE in the healthcare setting.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)