Personal protective equipment in health care: can online infection control courses transfer knowledge and improve proper selection and use?

Abstract

We used observational evaluation to assess the ability of an online learning course to effectively transfer knowledge on personal protective equipment (PPE) selection and removal. During orientations for new hospital staff, 117 participants applied either airborne, droplet, or contact precautions in mock scenarios. Postcourse, all 3 scenarios demonstrated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.07.007

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@article{Hon2008PersonalPE, title={Personal protective equipment in health care: can online infection control courses transfer knowledge and improve proper selection and use?}, author={C. T. Hon and Bruce Gamage and Elizabeth Ann Bryce and Justin Lochang and Annalee Yassi and Deirdre Maultsaid and Shi Yu}, journal={American journal of infection control}, year={2008}, volume={36 10}, pages={e33-7} }