4.11 Skills Checklist: Donning/Doffing PPE Without a Mask

  1. Gather Supplies: Gown, gloves, and alcohol-based sanitizer
  2. Procedure Steps:
    • Perform hand hygiene.
    • Face the back opening of the gown.
    • Unfold the gown.
    • Put your arms into the sleeves.
    • Secure the neck opening behind your head.
    • Secure the waist, making sure that the back flaps overlap each other and cover your clothing as completely as possible.
    • Put on gloves.
    • Ensure the gloves overlap the gown sleeves at the wrist.
    • When care has been completed and before leaving the room, remove the gloves BEFORE removing the gown.
    • Remove the gloves, turning them inside out.
    • Dispose of the gloves in the appropriate container.
    • Perform hand hygiene.
    • Unfasten the gown at the neck.
    • Unfasten the gown at the waist.
    • Remove the gown starting at the top of the shoulders, turning it inside out and folding soiled area to soiled area.
    • Dispose of the gown in an appropriate container.
    • Perform hand hygiene.

View a YouTube video[1] of an instructor demonstrating donning/doffing PPE without a mask:

 


  1. Chippewa Valley Technical College. (2022, December 3). Donning/Doffing PPE Without a Mask. [Video]. YouTube. Video licensed under CC BY 4.0. https://youtu.be/yP1eIqGJSS8

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