Full course description
While COVID-19 and the Coronavirus have brought the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the forefront of global awareness, for medical professionals, in particular, knowledge of how to effectively use PPE is critical. This course on Donning and Doffing PPE covers how to properly wear and take off personal protective equipment (PPE) so as to reduce the risk of occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2 among healthcare workers.
Josh Allen, BSN, RN, CCRN, is an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care & Population Health DNP student at Emory University (graduating December, 2020) whose professional passions lie at the intersection of critical care, infectious disease and public health preparedness. For the past eight years, Josh has practiced in diverse critical care and emergency settings and currently serves in the Medical ICU at Emory University Hospital Midtown and the Serious Communicable Diseases Unit at Emory University Hospital. In the latter role, he’s had the privilege of training clinicians from health systems nationwide to optimally protect themselves and their communities from novel infectious disease threats through the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC).
Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Attendees to this CNE activity will be awarded 1.0 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours from ENPDC.
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