Fishing For Answers About N95 Respirator Fit Testing
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The purpose of this activity is to provide health care workers with an overview of the requirements for respirator fit testing. Whether you have been fit tested already or not, this activity will provide the basic information regarding the requirements for respirator fit testing.
This is not the required training to become a fit tester. This is not the mandatory training required for employees prior to fit testing. Please contact your office for any required training.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to claim CE Certificate.
- Complete Pre-Test
- View Recorded Webinar
- Complete Post-Test with a passing score of > 80%
- Complete evaluation with electronic signature
All home care clinicians regardless of CE credit
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- Identify who needs respirator fit testing
- Discuss what is used for respirator fit testing
- Describe when respirator fit testing is required
- Identify where respirator fit testing can be provided
- Discuss why respirator fit testing is required
- Describe how respirator fit testing is provided
ON-DEMAND | ON-LINE
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors, presenters, coordinators, planners, or reviewers.
Paula Booker, MSN, RN
Paula holds a degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator. She has been a nurse for 30 years. She has worked with surgical trauma patients including those with tracheostomies and ventilators in a level 1 trauma hospital. She has taught in a baccalaureate nursing program as the skills lab instructor. Paula has been an Adjunct Clinical Faculty member at 2 different baccalaureate nursing schools where she supervised students on med-surg, rehab, neuro, and oncology units in the hospital. She was a nurse manager in a veteran's hospital where she was accountable for a 36 bed medicine-oncology unit and 30 employees including RNs, LPNs, and unlicensed assistive personnel. Paula joined BAYADA in 1999 as a field nurse then in 2000 became a supervisor. She manages the ANCC accreditation for nurses and is a facilitator for corporate on-boarding. Paula currently is assisting the respiratory program administrator with overseeing the fit testing process for BAYADA's respiratory protection program.
BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 1.00 Participation
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