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Welcome to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Veterinarians module. The focus is primarily on daily protection from biological hazards. A review of more sophisticated levels of PPE utilized as part of an animal health emergency response is also provided.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the PPE needed for everyday situations
  • Explain the differences in protection between a surgical mask and an N-95 respirator
  • Perform a brief risk assessment for a given situation and select appropriate PPE
  • Describe the differences between PPE Levels A, B, C and D

Completion of this module is estimated to take 60 minutes but will vary depending on your familiarity with the information presented.