Welcome to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Veterinarians module. The focus is primarily on daily protection from biological hazards. A review of more sophisticated levels of PPE utilized as part of an animal health emergency response is also provided.
After completing this module, you should be able to:
- Identify the PPE needed for everyday situations
- Explain the differences in protection between a surgical mask and an N-95 respirator
- Perform a brief risk assessment for a given situation and select appropriate PPE
- Describe the differences between PPE Levels A, B, C and D
Completion of this module is estimated to take 60 minutes but will vary depending on your familiarity with the information presented.