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Transmission Interrupted Podcast: Back to Basics: PPE and Mpox


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Transmission Interrupted Podcast: Back to Basics: PPE and Mpox


A recent European outbreak of Mpox has captured the global healthcare community’s attention. As cases overseas continue to rise, the first cases of Mpox in the United States have recently been confirmed. With healthcare organizations across the country preparing to care for patients infected with the Mpox virus, now is the right time for facilities to review their Infection Control and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policies and procedures. 

In this episode of Transmission Interrupted, NETEC hosts Jill Morgan and Trish Tennill as they take us back to the basics of PPE and Mpox. What PPE precautions should facilities deploy? What Mpox-related concerns should facilities and healthcare workers be taking into consideration to keep themselves safe while caring for patients? Join us as Jill and Trish share best practices, tips, and tricks to help healthcare workers get back to the basics of PPE at their facilities. 

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Jill Morgan, RN, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA

Patricia Ann Tennill, RN, BSN, Associate Director of Nursing, Bellevue Health & Hospitals, New York, NY


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