Flashcard 12 - Safety and Infection Control Flashcard Set for the NCLEX-PN Exam


The correct answer is:

Personal Protective Equipment or PPE


Protective Precaution Equipment, or PPE, is the term for the items you must wear during nursing practice as a precaution. Gown, mask, goggles, and gloves are all PPE. They are also mentioned here in the order they should be donned. Removal of PPE goes in the order of gloves, goggles, gown, and mask.

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