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Baylor Tips and Demonstrations

  • Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Training [YouTube]
    As a clinician, it’s important to stay safe when helping patients who may be carriers of highly contagious illnesses in order to reduce the risk of spreading germs or viruses. The powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) is one of a clinician’s best ways to avoid contamination, but only worn correctly. Here are step-by-step instructions from Baylor College of Medicine on the donning and doffing process of the PAPR.
  • Handwashing Tips [YouTube]
    Washing your hands is a key component of reducing the risk of transferring germs and viruses. See tips for effective and thorough handwashing.
  • Personal Protective Equipment Demonstration [YouTube]
    See personal protective equipment demonstration. NOTE: It is important that a second person is used as a spotter when taking off PPE equipment.

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World Health Organization

* On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization named the novel coronavirus disease “COVID-19”. The agent responsible for COVID-19 is the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.