Videos - Personal Protective Equipment


Procedural & Surgical Mask Guidance

Procedural & Surgical Mask Guidance

- Published: 05/18/2020 | Duration: 06:11

Correct donning, doffing and reuse techniques when using procedure and/or surgical masks is essential in helping to prevent contamination from, and the spread of pathogens of concen.

This video demonstrates these techniques including mask storage via paper towels and paper bags when being used in a limited reuse situation.

Additional information on paper bag storage can be found in the Nebraska Medicine video "Proper Donning & Doffing of Procedural and Surgical Masks".

N95 Respirator Limited Reuse - Healthcare Professionals Providing Clinical Care

N95 Respirator Limited Reuse - Healthcare Professionals Providing Clinical Care

- Published: 03/27/2020 | Duration: 08:12

In this video we demonstrate potential approaches for donning and doffing of an N95 filtering facepiece respirator in a Limited Reuse situation. This video was developed based on the CDC guidelines for NIOSH approved N95 respirators.

Please note: During this extraordinary time of the COVID-19 pandemic, institutions are developing methods to extend wear and reuse N95 respirators. These methods are needed in order to preserve the supply of N95 respirators for patient care. The information in this video should not be interpreted to contradict facility-specific directions and special decontamination and reuse programs.

For the full set of guidelines please visit the following CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/hcwcontrols/recommendedguidanceextuse.html

N95 Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirator: Donning & Doffing

N95 Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirator: Donning & Doffing

- Published: 02/12/2020 | Duration: 05:16

In this video we demonstrate the critical safety steps involved in correctly donning and doffing an N95 disposable filtering facepiece respirator, and how to perform a seal check prior to rendering patient care in any setting. We also show the most common mistakes made when placing the straps on your head.

In the early phases of a novel infection, airborne protection is commonly used. In order to protect first responders and healthcare providers from exposure to airborne and novel pathogens, the correct use of an N95 respirator is an important first step.

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Suit Support

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Suit Support

- Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 06:36

Suit support personnel are a vital part of a decon team. In addition to assisting with the donning and doffing of team members PPE, they also help with such tasks as taking vital signs, and ensuring decon team members are properly hydrated.

In this video we demonstrate Donning the equipment for suit support personnel.

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Doffing

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Doffing

- Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 06:37

After a decon team member has assisted in the process of chemical decontamination, their personal protective equipment must be taken off in a controlled step-by-step process.

In this video we demonstrate the steps for Doffing Level C Chemical Personal Protective Equipment with a 3M Breathe Easy PAPR

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Donning

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Donning

- Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 09:42

Decon operations team members often wear Level C Chemical PPE when attending to a patient requiring chemical decontamination.

In this video we demonstrate the steps for Donning Level C Chemical Personal Protective Equipment with a 3M Breathe Easy PAPR

Biological PPE: Ebola Virus Disease - High Level - Doffing

Biological PPE: Ebola Virus Disease - High Level - Doffing

- Published: 10/24/2014 | Duration: 09:48

In this video we demonstrate the steps involved when doffing Biological PPE for Ebola patient care as used by the Nebraska Biocontainment Patient Care Unit.

A doffing partner should verbally cue and support the doffing process.

The doffing partner wears the same level of PPE as the doffer.

You can download a printable version of the High Level Doffing steps from the Printed Materials section of the HEROES website.

Biological PPE: Ebola Virus Disease - High Level - Donning

Biological PPE: Ebola Virus Disease - High Level - Donning

- Published: 10/24/2014 | Duration: 08:11

In this video we demonstrate the steps involved when donning Biological PPE for Ebola patient care as used by the Nebraska Biocontainment Patient Care Unit.

The donning process is a step-by-step process that ensures good infection control and safety.

All steps should be done systematically and in the correct order.

A donning partner should assure all equipment is properly applied.

You can download a printable version of the High Level Doffing steps from the Printed Materials section of the HEROES website.

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning

- Published: 10/09/2009 | Duration: 04:56

Developed in conjunction with The Nebraska Medical Center following guidelines provided by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC),  Hospital Personal Protective Equipment: Donning describes the correct doffing sequences of recommended equipment.

This video is part of a two video series.  Hospital Personal Protective Equipment: Doffing is also available on the HEROES website and YouTube channel.

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Doffing

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Doffing

- Published: 10/09/2009 | Duration: 03:17

Developed in conjunction with The Nebraska Medical Center following guidelines provided by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Hospital  Personal Protective Equipment: Doffing describes the correct doffing sequences of recommended equipment.

This video is part of a two video series.  Hospital Personal Protective Equipment: Donning is also available on the HEROES website and YouTube channel.

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning and Doffing

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning and Doffing

- Published: 10/09/2009 | Duration: 10:44

Developed in conjunction with The Nebraska Medical Center following guidelines provided by The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Proper use of Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) describes the correct donning and doffing sequences of recommended equipment.

This video is one part of a three part Interactive Learning Module (ILM) available on the HEROES website.

PPE: Chemical Level B - Donning

PPE: Chemical Level B - Donning

- Published: 05/12/2011 | Duration: 07:34

Demonstration of the correct steps involved in donning Chemical Level B Personal Protective Equipment.

This video was produced in collaboration with Omaha Metropolitan Medical Response System (OMMRS). Some steps refer to specific OMMRS policies and procedures and may need to be altered for your organization.