Now Available: CDC Training Modules for Ebola PPE

November 7, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is an integral part of infection prevention.   The recent emergence of the Ebola virus has created a need to re-educate and train workers on the proper use of PPE.   The CDC asked Johns Hopkin’s Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality to assist in creating training modules.   The Armstrong Institute worked with leading experts in the areas of infection control, human factors engineering, pscyhology, instructional design, and more to produce an online program to train healthcare workers in the appropriate use of PPE.   Available from the CDC’s website at no charge, the training modules are thorough, yet simple.



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