Methods of Achieving Temporary Negative Pressure Isolation


This module provides an overview of how to create Temporary Negative Pressure Isolation (TNPI). Different methods for setting up temporary isolation (when there are no available AIIRs) are described. Temporary anterooms and methods used to isolate large numbers of patients needing airborne isolation are also described.

  • Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
    Title: Teaching Specialist
    Organization: University of Minnesota, School of Nursing MERET

  • Name: Program: MERET
    Title: Minnesota Emergency Readiness Education & Training
    Organization: Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach

Name: Sheila Hoover, Ph.D
Title: Instructional Designer
Organization: School of Public Health Centers for Public Health and Outreach
Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
Phone: 612-626-7021
Address: School of Nursing
Room 4-178 WDH
308 Harvard St S E
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Languages: English
Keywords: negative pressure, airborne isolation room, isolation, surge capacity for airborne isolation
Target Capabiltities: Common: Planning, Common: Risk Management, Protect: Critical Infrastructure Protection, Respond: Emergency Public Information and Warning, Respond: Environmental Health, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Medical Surge, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Responder Health and Safety
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Added: Thu Jun 14 22:43:10 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:19:03 -0500 2008