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Bio Personal Protective Equipment Workshop

Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Bio Personal Protective Equipment Workshop

Registration Information

Type End Quantity
Community Health Center Registration
You may only select one. Please select only one type of registration, all registration types allow you to join the event.
Ended Free  
Ambulatory Care Registration (for non-community health centers)
You may only select one. Please select only one type of registration, all registration types allow you to join the event.
Ended Free  
PPE Dressing Participant Registration
You may only select one. Please select only one registration type, both registration types allow you to join the event. Select this registration type to volunteer to dress in personal protective equipment as part of the workshop. Please plan to wear comfortable clothing in order to participate in this interactive session.
Ended Free  

Event Details

Bio PPE Donning and Doffing Workshop

Presented by the DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness, this half-day training will focus on the realities of primary care and proper infection control for emerging infectious diseases (EID).

The purpose of this workshop is to provide practical experience to community health center and ambulatory care staff in donning and doffing of bio-personal protective equipment (PPE). In addition to wearing bio-PPE, participants will also gain awareness of best practices for donning and doffing officer team leaders.

The session will include the following topics:
90-minute module on EID and PPE: This awareness-level module will review core concepts related to PPE in the community health center environment, and then delve deeper into the topic of EID and PPE, including best practices related to PPE selection and respiratory protection programs.

90-minute module on PPE donning and doffing: This module will provide hands-on experience on donning and doffing appropriately selected PPE to a maximum of 24 participants, with additional roles for participant observers.

CEUs available for nursing staffThis program was designed to meet the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, 244 CMR 5.00 for 3.6 contact hours of nursing continuing education.

Who Should Attend:
Community Health Centers; other outpatient care providers; Clinical and Non-Clinical staff that interact with patients.

Agenda:

8:30am - Registration
9:00am -  Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Basics of Bio Personal Protective Equipment
10:30am - BREAK
10:45am - Donning and Doffing Exercise with Participants
12:30pm - Q&A and Conclusion


Speakers (to be added as the date approaches)
:

  • Lt. Brian Pomodoro, Senior Program Manager for Disaster Response Training at the DelValle Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Boston Emergency Medical Services

Sponsored by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers through funding provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Have questions about Bio Personal Protective Equipment Workshop? Contact Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

When & Where


Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen Street
Worcester, MA

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM


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