CMS Guidelines for Donning and Doffing PPE
CMS is reporting that during the COVID-19 infection control focused surveys findings are revealing that PPE not being used correctly, including donning and doffing procedures. Surveyors are having staff demonstrate handwashing and donning and doffing of PPE. Nursing facilities are strongly encouraged to review with your staff the appropriate way to apply and remove all PPE, including gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection.
Please view the video below, filmed 4/6/20 with the most recent updated procedures, as a refresher that can also be shared with your associates.