Respiratory Wellness for Healthcare Heroes

Details

  • Presentation Length: 60-mins; 90-mins; 4-weeks.
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Delivery methods: ILT, VILT, E-Learning Modules, Webinars, Blended Learning, Mobile Learning, Microlearning
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.

Introduction

In the healthcare industry, respiratory health is of paramount importance for workers who may face exposure to infectious agents, airborne pathogens, and hazardous substances during patient care.

This is a specialized session designed to empower healthcare workers with essential knowledge and practices to protect their respiratory system in their demanding workplace settings.

Content Outline

  • Respiratory Hazards in Healthcare Settings: Identifying prevalent workplace pollutants, such as infectious particles, aerosols, chemicals, and airborne allergens, which can pose respiratory risks to healthcare workers.
  • Proper Selection and Use of Respiratory Protection: Understanding the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 masks and respirators, and how to choose, fit, and use them correctly based on specific patient care tasks.
  • Implementing Infection Control Measures: Exploring effective infection control practices, including hand hygiene, isolation precautions, and ventilation strategies to minimize the risk of respiratory exposure in healthcare settings.
  • Respiratory Health Monitoring and Training: Emphasizing the significance of regular health screenings and respiratory health training to enhance awareness and early detection of potential respiratory issues.
  • Managing Stress and Fatigue: Addressing the impact of stress and long working hours on respiratory health and providing strategies to manage stress and fatigue for overall well-being.

Takeaways/Outcomes

By the end of this session, healthcare workers should be better equipped to protect their respiratory health while providing patient care. They will understand the importance of using appropriate respiratory protection, adhering to infection control measures, and managing stress to support their respiratory wellness.