Personal Protective Equipment for Nurses and Healthcare Personnel (Microlearning)

06-06-2023 06:59 AM

Course Description

This microlearning course is designed to help healthcare personnel recognize the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), identify the different types of PPE, and apply PPE safely in all healthcare settings.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of PPE
  • Identify proper PPE for specific transmission-based precautions
  • Identify three types of transmission-based precautions
  • Identify barriers to using PPE
Intended Audience

This educational activity was developed for nurses and healthcare professionals.

Course Information

This is a microlearning course. Microlearning is an approach to learning new information in small segments of 3-15 minutes in length. This course is mobile-friendly!

There is no CE associated with this course. A certificate of completion is awarded, but no contact hours are awarded. If you are interested in earning CE, navigate to and complete the full version of this course.

Course Authors

This course was written by Erika Probst, RNC, MSN and edited by Brenda Kozak, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE.

Erika Probst has 16 years of clinical experience in the in-patient setting and has her Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on education.

Brenda earned her doctorate in nursing practice and is a certified nurse educator. Brenda has over 20 years of clinical experience in nursing practice.