1:30–2:30

Current NPPTL Research on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Influenza

Ron Shaffer, NPPTL

 

 

Discussion

 

2:30–3:30

Project B.R.E.A.T.H.E. and the Respiratory Protection Clinical Effectiveness Trial

Lewis Radonovich, Director, National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control, Veterans Health Administration

 

 

Discussion

3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

Institute of Medicine

Current Research Issues—Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers to Prevent Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Infections


WORKSHOP


Venable Conference Center

575 Seventh Street, NW

Capitol Room–Eighth Floor

Washington, DC


Thursday, June 3, 2010

Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of recent research (2007–2010)

  • Identify lessons learned from the 2009–2010 H1N1 pandemic relevant to PPE for healthcare workers

  • Identify research gaps and directions needed for future research

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Elaine Larson, Chair, Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers to Prevent Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Infections: Current Research Issues



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