Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings

October 1, 2004

This 12-minute video, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Infectious Diseases, provides demonstrations of donning and removal of PPE and appropriate hand hygiene. The goal of this program is to increase the safety of the healthcare work environment and promote patient safety through improved use of PPE by healthcare personnel.

This video is available via The Public Health Foundation.

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Guidance for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Healthcare Settings

May 20, 2004

CDC has developed this slide set for use by staff development, infection control, and occupational health personnel for training healthcare personnel on how to select and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from exposure to microbiological hazards in the healthcare setting.

Available Formats for download:

Trainers Information
Important information about the slideset, how to use it and training suggestions


Sequence for Donning and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

May 7, 2004

This colorful 13"x22" poster demonstrates the sequences for donning and removing personal protective equipment (PPE). The poster provides key instructions in both English and Spanish to reinforce safe practices and is intended to limit the spread of contamination.

You may download electronic versions of the posters for printing and distribution or order posters from the Public Health Foundation.


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Date last modified: October 27, 2004
Content source: 
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)
National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases