This course is designed for local public health agencies and professionals who may be involved in public health disasters. The goals of the course are to:
• Increase awareness of the importance of using PPE in public health emergencies and crises
• Reinforce appropriate PPE in different crisis situations and biohazards
There are four sections in this course:
Section 1: Importance of PPE
Section 2: Incidents, Hazards, and PPE
Section 3: Donning and Doffing PPE
Section 4: Activity
There are review questions at the end of Section 1 through 3. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a post-test at the end of the course.
The intended audience for this course is local public health employees/ agencies and “on site” professionals who may be involved in public health emergencies such as flooding, disease outbreak, hurricanes and floods, debris cleanup, mass fatalities, or any other related public health emergencies.