Understanding the Importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Does it Really Matter? (3/16)

March 16, 2021 | 2:30PM-3:30PM EST

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COVID-19 & INFECTION CONTROL Topic: #3: Understanding the Importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Does it Really Matter?

The National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the Project Firstline Training Initiative, rolls out its third live session which will focus on Personal Protective Equipment worn by frontline and community health workers which will take a deep dive on what happens on site, whether there are issues and if wearing PPEs really matters during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Who Should Attend?  Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs)

Presenters:

Karen Kwok, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, MPH

Melissa Watson, MPH

Objectives:

1. Taking a closer look at the various types of PPEs

2. Understanding what is worn when and by whom

3. Understanding the importance of PPEs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

4. Encourage engagement around ‘PPE use at the place of work’ during the training session

Event Sponsor or Co-Host:

NCUIH, CDC's Project Firstline

Presentation Slides Event Recording

By NCUIH, posted on Monday March 8, 2021