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Enhanced CPD Course

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Online Learning
  • Multi-choice quiz



CPD Topics covered

  • Disinfection and Decontamination

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach the learner:

  • The role for each type and style of articles used for personal protective equipment (PPE) purposes.
  • Selection of appropriate eyewear, gloves, gowns, and masks based on the procedure being performed and the health of the patient being treated.
  • Aseptic techniques for donning clean PPE, removing soiled PPE, and appropriate disposal methods.

Anticipated Outcomes

Following the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • List the four main types of PPE
  • Describe three different types of gloves and their uses.
  • List 3 examples of when a respiratory mask would be needed.
  • Name 3 other measures of protection used in combination with PPE.
  • Demonstrate how to properly remove soiled gloves and other PPE.
  • List the order in which PPE should be put on and removed.
Target Audience
  1. Practice Manager
  2. Trainee
  3. Clinical Dental Technician
  4. Dental Nurse
  5. Dental Technician
  6. Dental Therapist
  7. Dentist
  8. Receptionist
  9. DCP
  10. Dental Hygienist
  11. Orthodontic Therapist
High Level Learning Outcomes
  1. C – Maintenance in Field of Practice
  2. D – Maintenance in Patient Confidence
Regulatory Standards
  1. SAFE
QCF Level
Level 3
  1. None

About the Instructor

Haleigh Pouliot

Verified Instructor


Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY

Graduated May 2013 with Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene


  • 2013 - Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene


Deborah Marten

8th Aug 2018

A great refresher course
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