ABSTRACT

Implementing Hospital Respiratory Protection Programs: Strategies from the Field   [open pdf - 6MB]

From the Scope: "The scope of this monograph covers ways that hospitals can build, implement, and maintain effective respiratory protection programs for the health and safety of their employees and patients. It is intended to be an educational document for RPP [respiratory protection programs] administrators and others who wish to learn about solutions to common problems associated with the implementation and management of a successful respiratory protection program. In addition, this monograph is intended to accomplish the following: [1] Highlight examples from hospitals that have improved their programs through leadership involvement and promotion of a safety culture; [2] Describe common training and fit testing challenges and potential strategies for overcoming barriers; [3] Share practical approaches to promoting effective communication, coordination, and collaboration; [and 4] Highlight currently available educational resources."

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2014-12
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2014 The Joint Commission. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
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The Joint Commission: https://www.jointcommission.org/
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