Reply To: IT Chemo PPE

  • Jocelyn Zauche

    Member
    December 28, 2021 at 1:46 pm

    Hi! There are some nicer chemo gowns with a thumb hole that we recently got that work better for IT chemo. We have chemo grade sterile gloves. Technically our policy is double glove but it gets a bit hard for me to feel when I have two pairs on…

    Jocelyn

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    Jocelyn Zauche,
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Peds Hem/Onc
    Kansas University/Wesley Children’s
    Wichita, KS
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 12-28-2021 12:40 PM
    From: Elissa Shulta
    Subject: IT Chemo PPE

    We are looking at our PPE process for APPs administering IT chemo in special procedures. What do your staff wear for PPE when administering IT chemo? Has there been any concern with entering the sterile field with a chemo gown on? Do they double glove using sterile gloves?

    Thanks!

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    Elissa Shulta, DNP,RN,CPHON
    Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Milwaukee, WI
    United States
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