What is the proper way to TAKE OFF and PUT on PPE and wash hands in the process

  1. What is the proper way to take off and put of ppe (gloves, gown, googgles, mask) and when do you wash your hands.

    Also do you use a N-95 with all airbourne pts.

    When they leave the room for droplet and airbourne do you have to put the surgical mask or particulate
  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   Silverdragon102
    Have you checked out the CDC website as I am sure it is written there the correct procedure
  4. by   perfectly_4given
    only use that particular mask with TB
  5. by   nkara
    the N95 mask is used when droplet precautions needed not just for TB patients. I have used it for Swine and other instances as well.
  6. by   Sweet2bad
    Steps to remove PPE
    This is what helped me.
    ***It is in alphabetical order also****
    1. Gloves
    2. Goggles
    3. Gown
    4. Mask
    5. Wash hands

    oh your second question is Yes.
    Airborne precautions- N95 or particulate respirator mask, Neg pressure private room-Keep door closed oh... and client must wear a mask with transportation (surgical mask), remove PPE outside room and do not cohort. Ex: Rubeola, Varicella, TB, SARS and Smallpox
    Information obtained from READY TO PASS Inc, Nursing Exams made easy Sept,2008