N95 Respirator Fit-Testing Strike Team

N95 Respirator fit testing of Boyton nurses.This team has been trained and drilled in the method used to fit-test N95 masks on an emergent basis.

Team Leads: Anne Ehrenberg, Cecilia Colizza, and Elizabeth Ambrose

 

Team Member Roles and Responsibilities

Team Member Roles

1. Forms Reviewer

  • Qualifications: Any registered MD, RN, NP, PA
  • Duties:  Reviews Respirator Medical Evaluation Form 

2. Supply/logistics staff

  • Qualifications: Any registered U of M MRC student, staff or faculty
  • Duties: Assists with fit-testing station set-up, collects and files paperwork, reorganizes fit-testing station between groups, assists with take-down once fit-testing sessions are completed

3. Fit-Tester

  • Qualifications: Any registered U of M MRC student, staff or faculty trained in Fit-testing procedure
  • Duties: Administers fit-test of N95 respirators

Team Member Responsibilities

1. Required Training:

2. Additional Recommended Training:

3. Participate in scheduled and just-in-time N95 fit testing sessions as available

4. Stay current on MRC activities (MRC newsletters and MRC emails)

5. Keep MRC registry contact information update

Team Member Time Commitment:

  • Complete approximately 1-2 hours of background training (outlined above) 
  • Attend 1or 2 team meetings a year