Respiratory Fit Testing - the what, why and how?


Ensuring the safety of healthcare professionals working in the COVID-19 environment is critical. This free recorded webinar explores the following topics.

  • What is respiratory protection?
    • Face masks -v- face coverings -v- respirators
    • P2, N95, KN95- deciphering the code
    • What to look for when buying respiratory protection
  • Why do we fit test?
    • Principles of fit testing
    • Fit test -v- fit check
    • Pitfalls and fallacies
  • How do we incorporate fit testing into our respiratory protection program?
    • Fit methodologies
    • Fit test results
    • Ongoing fit test program

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognise the purpose of fit testing in the 2022 COVID-19 environment.
  2. List strategies that can be implemented to mitigate risk in the workplace.


Accreditation: Self-directed

Presenter: Dr Julia Norris

Panellists: Dr Julia Norris and Ms Tracy Lawson

Facilitator: Amit Vohra

Gold Event Sponsor: MDA National

Australian Medical Association (WA)
1h : 0m
MBA: 1h : 0m
Infection Control
Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Health Administrator, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Paramedic, Pharmacist, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner
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