What Is PPE? - Definition, Safety & Requirements


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What does PPE mean?

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1. Which of the following is not a PPE?

2. Which of the following is an example of how germs are transferred from one location to another?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This practice will test your comprehension of the information by asking questions about what PPE means, its properties, its components and when to use them, and the transfer of germs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you will be assessed on the following:

  • What PPE is an acronym for
  • Necessary equipment for PPE
  • Examples of germ transfer
  • What to use when dealing with a patient's soiled linens
  • The function of respirators

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about germ transportation in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on PPE
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding safety precautions

Additional Learning

If you'd like to know more about PPE, take a look at the lesson titled What Is PPE? - Definition, Safety & Requirements. The tutorial will further guide your understanding of:

  • Types of PPE
  • Uses of PPE
  • When PPE should be used
  • Professionals who need PPE