N95 Fit Test Management: Challenges and Triumphs During COVID-19 Pandemic
In this session you will learn how one home care company embraced fit testing, managing over 500 fit testers in 22 states. This presentation will provide a progression from knowledge and comprehension of the OSHA standard for respiratory protection to analyzation and evaluation of the fit testing process for your practice setting. Factors to be considered for program design, available resources and potential challenges of the fit testing process will be provided. Participants will gain ideas to manage the fit testing process for their practice setting.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to Claim CE Certificate
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- Complete post-test with a passing score of > 80%
- Complete an evaluation
All clinicians regardless of CE credit
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- describe key principles of the fit testing process.
- identify resource options to assist with the fit testing process.
- compare practical solutions to mitigate challenges during the fit testing process.
There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity.
Paula Booker, MSN, RN
Paula holds a degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist Educator. She has been a nurse for over 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.
All participants will receive a certificate of completion.
- 0.75 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 0.75 Participation
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