MAY 04, 2020
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Provide Staff Training and Optimize Your Supply
With the increased use of PPE for all staff and the increasing shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic, practices should consider training on appropriate use and explore options for maintaining inventory levels.
In a short video, Ravi D. Goel, MD, senior secretary for Ophthalmic Practice, demonstrates how to do staff training on PPE and includes a bonus strategy on making face shields (*).
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has outlined Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment. Their guidelines for Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), fact sheets and posters can be used for protocol development and training tools.
(*) Easy Face Shield without 3-D printer