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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Healthcare associated infections:

Infections that are acquired in hospitals or as a result of healthcare interventions.


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Resource Title
U.K. Government (COVID-19) infection prevention and control (IPC)

Guidance on infection prevention and control for COVID-19.

U.K. Government (COVID-19) personal protective equipment (PPE).

Guidance on PPE for COVID-19.

NHS England and NHS Improvement -(COVID-19) Infection Control

Personal protective equipment (PPE), environmental decontamination, clinical waste and aerosol generating procedures.

The world Health Authority (WHO) Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance

Infection prevention and control / WASH.

RLO: Aseptic Non-Touch TechniqueThis resource introduces the concept of ANTT, used to prevent infection during clinical procedures; includes a video demonstration.
RLO: Glove useThis resource explains the appropriate use of gloves in a clinical environment.

Learning outcomes

By completing this resource you will be able to:

Examine when and how to use personal protective equipment in a healthcare setting.

This resource was developed by:

This learning resource was funded by the Eduserv Foundation and is part of the Learning Objects : Lifelong Application (Lo:La) project.

Content authors: Mitch Clarke, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Jacqueline Randle and Heather Wharrad, University of Nottingham.

Original project developer: Lucrezia Herman and Liz Hilton - RLO originally released: 20th of February 2009.

Resource redeveloped in 2020 by: Michael Taylor.

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