Respiratory Protection and COVID–19: Are All Masks Created Equally?

total medical compliance COVID-19 webinar on masks

TMC continues to look for ways to share important information about COVID – 19. Please join us tomorrow as we share pertinent information to keep you safe while you are helping those who may be impacted by this new virus. We will be bringing you weekly webinars to help you navigate the challenges of COVID-19. Each session will last from 30 minutes to one hour.

Respiratory Protection and COVID–19: Are All Masks Created Equally?

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Do you realize that all masks are not created equally? Join Karen Gregory, RN as she discusses the difference between surgical masks and N-95 respirators and outlines the CDC guidance on the selection of appropriate respiratory protection based on your set of circumstances

This session will cover the following:

  • ASTM mask levels
  • N-95 respirators
  • Respiratory Protection Plan

Lecturer – Karen Gregory, RN

Karen Gregory, TMC RN Director of Compliance and EducationKaren has over 20 years of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved.
Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control.