Learn the latest information on respiratory protection during the COVID19 pandemic. The highly infectious SARs-CoV virus transmission through aerosol droplets puts orthodontic team members at risk. Correct use of PPE and aerosol mitigation can protect the ortho team. Jackie Dorst provides the orthodontic team disease transmission knowledge and how N95 respirator masks protect during aerosol generating procedures. It’s important for the ortho team to understand not only the risks but how to use respiratory PPE effectively. OSHA employee safety requires N95 respirator training on donning & doffing, fit test, seal test, a medical clearance and a Respiratory Protection Plan. Due to the PPE shortage OSHA and FDA allowed for re-use and extended use of N95 respirators. Attendees will learn how store N95 respirators for reuse and option for decontamination.
Describe Fit Test Procedure for N95 respirator mask
Demonstrate Seal Test Procedure for N95 respirator
Describe 3 differences between N95 and surgical mask
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