Category: Infection Prevention
Title: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Presenter: Loie Ruhl Couch , RN, BS, CIC; Infection Preventionist; Barnes Jewish Health System, St. Louis, MO
Description: Loie is an Infection Prevention Specialist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis Missouri. She graduated with RN 25+ years ago, and then received a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership. Loie was certified in Infection Control in 2005. She possesses a varied medical/surgical nursing background including emergency medicine and trauma. Infection Control became her area of specialty in 2003. Loie has authored and co-authored several abstracts for both APIC and SHEA, and has presented at the National APIC conference in San Jose and Denver, as well as at the Bi-State Infectious Disease Conference in St. Louis and at the Little Rock Chapter of APIC Infectious Disease Conference. She is the co-author of a chapter in the 3rd edition of the SHEA text, “Practical Epidemiology in Healthcare.”
Description: This video recording is one of 15 presentations given at our 2-day September 2015 Infection Prevention Strategies for ASC's conference. Loie discuss personal protective equipment with focus on the ambulatory surgery center setting. This session contains questions from the audience.
- Describe differences in PPE usage based on specific situations;
- Compare sterile vs. non-sterile PPE;
- Use correct PPE based upon location, patient and procedure;
- Relate proper donning and doffing of PPE.
This is a pre-recorded infection prevention conference presentation.
Cost: $139.00; unlimited viewing for 90-days exclusive to your surgery center.
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