COVID-19 Exposes Potential Gaps in PPE Training, Effectiveness


Gloria J. Brigham, EdD, MN, RN, director of nursing practice at the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion, a union, said training isn’t always occur­ring. We’ve heard from our constituents that there is a lot of incon­sis­tency in whether key care providers were trained and tested prior to this event,” Brigham told Medscape Medical News. She added, There probably is still incon­sis­tency on whether people are fit tested for the equipment.”


MEDSCAPE: COVID-19 Exposes Potential Gaps in PPE Training, Effectiveness (4/6/20)