Apolline Training dental course PPE

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This online course is to provide up-to-date guidance to dental professionals on the correct use of PPE.

Course duration: 30 minutes

The aim of this course is to provide up-to-date guidance on the correct use of PPE in a dental setting.

The objective of this online course is that learner understands:

  • The correct PPE to wear in the current phase of the pandemic.
  • The impact of the respiratory and non-respiratory pathways on the selection of PPE.
  • The difference between FFP2 and FFP3 masks.
  • How to don and doff PPE correctly.
  • The importance of fit testing.
  • Management of the different types of PPE.
  • Screening questions for patients and team members.

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Course Curriculum

  • What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?
    5 minutes
  • COVID-19
    5 minutes
  • The Current Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    5 minutes
  • Respiratory and non-respiratory pathways
    5 minutes
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    5 minutes
  • Donning and doffing of PPE
    5 minutes
  • Disposable gloves
    5 minutes
  • Fluid resistant surgical masks (FRSM)
    5 minutes
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
    5 minutes
  • What is the difference between FFP2 and FFP3 masks?
    5 minutes
  • Fit testing
    5 minutes
  • Visors
    5 minutes
  • Eye protection
    5 minutes
  • Protective clothing
    5 minutes
  • Disposable aprons and gowns
    5 minutes
  • Footwear
    5 minutes
  • Patient Screening
    5 minutes
  • Patient screening flowchart
    5 minutes
  • Team members with symptoms
    5 minutes
  • PPE for Non-Respiratory Pathway
    5 minutes
  • PPE for Respiratory Pathway
    5 minutes
  • Pre-Question Advice Preview
    1 minutes
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    10 questions
  • Course Feedback and Reflective Learning
    5 minutes

Your GDPR Course includes

Up-to-date information

Our course material is both current and relevant; verified by leaders in the dental industry.

Various media

We use a combination of text, imagery, videos and presentations to help you get the most out of this course.

Course downloads

This course features documents for you to download and use in your dental practice.

Post-course feedback

Upon completion of the course you are required to complete a short feedback survey.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course begins when you are ready. Although the course duration is 60 minutes, you can work at your own pace, and your progress is saved automatically.

How long do I have access to the course?

After you have successfully enrolled on the course, there is no limit on when you must complete the course by. 

Does the course have a test?

Yes. There is a short assessment at the end of the course. You must achieve 80% or more to pass the course. If you do not pass, you have the opportunity to review the content and re-take the assessment when you are ready.

Does the course offer a certificate upon completion?

Yes. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a personalised certificate. This is saved to your personal dashboard. You can download and print this certificate when you require it. In addition, you are also credited with a digital badge that will feature in your personal dashboard.

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