Universal PPE Best Practices & Role of a Trained Observer

Image of doctor wearing a face mask and protective goggles

The theory behind personal protective equipment (PPE) is simple, but working in a fast-paced, overburdened environment can cause lapses in protocol and best practices. Proper wear/​disposal and a reliable observer or buddy can minimize the chance of infection and possible outbreaks. In this webinar hosted by Brian Gardiner, BA, BSN, RN, you’ll learn:

  • Key points to remember in donning and doffing PPE
  • Ways to be a good PPE buddy
  • How to identify hazardous conditions, safety demands and stressors
  • Potential challenges with a buddy system and possible solutions


Intended Audience
Health Care Providers

Provided by
Brian Gardiner, BA, BSN, RN