Respiratory Protection

Description: This module provides an overview of respiratory protection, risk assessment, types of respirators, medical screening for use of respirators, fit testing, and program components.  It includes video clips of all steps in qualitative and quantitative respirator fit testing.  This module focuses on respiratory protection for healthcare workers who may encounter infectious biological particles in a healthcare environment.  Respiratory protection for exposure to chemical agents is beyond the scope of this module.

Author(s)
  • Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
    Title: Teaching Specialist
    Organization: University of Minnesota, School of Nursing MERET
    Email: pfeif052@umn.edu

  • Name: Program: MERET
    Title: Minnesota Emergency Readiness Education & Training
    Organization: Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach
    Email: tdfitz@umn.edu

Developer
Name: Sheila Hoover, Ph.D
Title: Instructional Designer
Organization: School of Public Health Centers for Public Health and Outreach
Contact
Name: Jeanne Pfeiffer
Phone: 612-626-7021
Address: School of Nursing
Room 4-178 WDH
1331
308 Harvard St S E
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Meta Information
Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture, Quiz
Languages: English
Categories: Health Facilities
Target Capabiltities: Common: Communications
Universal Task Listing: Prevent
Cognative Domain: Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - ShareAlike
Is Product...: Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Wed Oct 17 18:36:06 -0400 2007
Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:19:49 -0500 2008