Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO)

Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO)

Personal Protective Equipment (Web-based)


Course Summary

Course:  WB4225
CE Expiration:  08/26/2021, 11:59 PM ( ET )
Available CE:  CME, CNE, CEU, CPH, CHES

PPE 101 The Basics of Standard Precautions - Identifies the key principles of Standard Precautions practice in the health care environment and reviews appropriate and effective personal protective equipment (PPE).

PPE 102 Transmission-Based Precautions - Describes the different types of Transmission-Based Precautions, the PPE that should be used for these enhanced precautions, and how to implement and apply these practices.

PPE 103 Personal Protective Equipment: Training Frontline Health Care Professionals - Reviews strategies to coach and train frontline health care professionals in the use of PPE.

PPE 104 Auditing and Feedback of PPE Use - Reviews strategies for health care precautions and auditing appropriate PPE use to prevent healthcare- associated infections (HAIs).

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Target Audience

Infection Prevention Team/Committee, Hospital Leaders, Clinical Educators, Nurse Managers, Physician Managers, Environmental Services Manager, All Staff, and Patient and Family Advisors


Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.2 contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.

Certified Public Health (CPH):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1 CPH recertification credits for this program.

Continuing Education Contact Hours for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to  total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 1.  CDC provider number 98614.

TCEO does not provide CPE certificates. As a Pharmacist, you must log into the CPE monitor 8 weeks after the activity to obtain CE credit.