Donning & Doffing Ppe

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Bene Franquien, Healthcare
Bene is a Registered Nurse (RN) who serves as a Professional Practice and Quality Consultant for a Nursing Home Care Agency.
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Donning & Doffing Ppe - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What pieces of equipment do I need to protect myself for contact/droplets precautions?

    • A.

      Gloves, gown and mask;

    • B.

      Gown, gloves and goggles;

    • C.

      Gown, gloves, mask and goggles or face shield;

    • D.

      Only gloves.

    Correct Answer
    C. Gown, gloves, mask and goggles or face shield;
    Explanation
    To protect oneself for contact/droplets precautions, it is necessary to have a gown, gloves, mask, and goggles or a face shield. These pieces of equipment provide a barrier against contact with bodily fluids, respiratory droplets, and other potentially infectious materials. The gown protects the body, gloves protect the hands, the mask protects the nose and mouth, and the goggles or face shield protect the eyes. Together, these items create a comprehensive protective ensemble to minimize the risk of exposure to pathogens.

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  • 2. 

    When deciding to put on PPE for contact/droplets precautions, what should be my very first step?

    • A.

      Put on the gown and secure it on the back;

    • B.

      Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;

    • C.

      Put on gloves;

    • D.

      Place the mask covering my mouth and nose.

    Correct Answer
    B. Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;
    Explanation
    The very first step when deciding to put on PPE for contact/droplets precautions should be to wash your hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled. This is important to ensure that your hands are clean before putting on any protective equipment.

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  • 3. 

    Sorry, you chose the wrong answer, please try again!

    • A.

      I want to try again

    • B.

      Ok, let's do it again!

    Correct Answer
    A. I want to try again
  • 4. 

    Once my hands are washed, the first piece of PPE I put on is/are:

    • A.

      The gloves;

    • B.

      The mask;

    • C.

      The goggles or face shield;

    • D.

      The gown.

    Correct Answer
    D. The gown.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the gown because it is stated that "Once my hands are washed, the first piece of PPE I put on is/are." This indicates that the question is asking for the first piece of PPE to be put on after washing hands. Among the options provided, the gown is the first item mentioned, so it is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Once my gown is on and tied on the back, I will then cover:

    • A.

      My eyes with goggles or face shield and nose and mouth with a mask;

    • B.

      My hands with the gloves.

    Correct Answer
    A. My eyes with goggles or face shield and nose and mouth with a mask;
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to cover the eyes with goggles or a face shield and the nose and mouth with a mask. This is important to protect oneself from any potential hazards or contaminants that may be present in the environment. Goggles or a face shield provide a barrier for the eyes, preventing any particles or liquids from coming into contact with them. A mask, on the other hand, helps to filter out any airborne particles that could be inhaled through the nose or mouth. By covering these areas, one can minimize the risk of exposure and ensure their safety.

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  • 6. 

    The last piece of equipment I will put on are:

    • A.

      My gloves and I will make sure they cover the handcuffs of the gown;

    • B.

      My gloves and there is no specific way to put them on.

    Correct Answer
    A. My gloves and I will make sure they cover the handcuffs of the gown;
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My gloves and I will make sure they cover the handcuffs of the gown." This answer is correct because it shows the proper procedure for putting on gloves in a medical setting. By ensuring that the gloves cover the handcuffs of the gown, it helps to prevent any potential contamination or exposure to harmful substances. This step is crucial in maintaining a sterile and safe environment.

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  • 7. 

    Congratulations! You are an expert at Donning PPE for contact/droplets precautions! Let's see how you do with Doffing: Once I have completed the client care and I am getting ready to remove my PPE, I should first:

    • A.

      Leave the house;

    • B.

      Leave the client care area (at least 2 meters away);

    • C.

      Leave the room;

    • D.

      Run away.

    Correct Answer
    B. Leave the client care area (at least 2 meters away);
    Explanation
    Before removing PPE, it is important to leave the client care area and maintain a distance of at least 2 meters. This is to minimize the risk of contamination and prevent the spread of any potential pathogens that may be present on the PPE. Leaving the client care area ensures that any potential contaminants are contained within that area and do not spread to other parts of the environment.

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  • 8. 

    Once I am at least 2 meters away, the first piece of PPE I need to remove is/are:

    • A.

      The gown with the gloves coming off at the same time;

    • B.

      The gloves without touching the outside of the gloves.

    Correct Answer
    B. The gloves without touching the outside of the gloves.
    Explanation
    When removing personal protective equipment (PPE), it is important to follow the proper sequence to minimize the risk of contamination. The correct answer states that the first piece of PPE to remove is the gloves without touching the outside of the gloves. This is because the gloves are considered to be the most contaminated part of the PPE, and touching the outside of the gloves could transfer any potential contaminants onto the hands. By removing the gloves first without touching the outside, the risk of contamination is reduced.

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  • 9. 

    Once my hands are uncovered and if not visibly soiled, I reach behind to undo:

    • A.

      The ties from the mask first I need to breathe!

    • B.

      The ties from the gown which comes off, rolling it in a ball without touching the outside of it.

    Correct Answer
    B. The ties from the gown which comes off, rolling it in a ball without touching the outside of it.
  • 10. 

    Before removing the rest of my PPE I must now: 

    • A.

      Remove my gloves with my bare hands

    • B.

      Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled

    • C.

      Touch my face or adjust my mask with contaminated hands

    Correct Answer
    B. Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to wash hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled. This is an important step in maintaining proper hygiene and preventing the spread of germs. Washing hands with ABHR (Alcohol-Based Hand Rub) or soap and water helps to remove dirt, bacteria, and other contaminants that may be present on the hands. This is especially important if the hands are visibly soiled, as it indicates a higher level of contamination. By properly washing hands, individuals can reduce the risk of transmitting pathogens to themselves and others.

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  • 11. 

    Reaching for the side and the back of my head avoiding touching the front of them, I can now remove:

    • A.

      My goggles or face shield first then at last, my mask.

    • B.

      My mask first then goggles or face shield;

    Correct Answer
    A. My goggles or face shield first then at last, my mask.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to remove the goggles or face shield first and then the mask. This is because by reaching for the side and back of the head and avoiding touching the front, it implies that the mask is still in place. Removing the goggles or face shield first ensures that the eyes are protected while removing the mask last ensures that the mouth and nose are covered for as long as possible.

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  • 12. 

    The very last step I must do is:

    • A.

      Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;

    • B.

      Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;

    • C.

      Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;

    Correct Answer
    A. Wash my hands with ABHR or soap and water if visibly soiled;

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