Please see below a summary of important updates impacting the organisation and/or operation of clinical placements in Queensland Health facilities.
Fit testing for students
29/08/2023: Queensland Health’s Fit testing of particulate filter respirators in respiratory protection programs implementation guidance was revised and republished in April 2023. This guidance provides information for decision-makers and healthcare workers about the safe and practical implementation of fit testing as part of respiratory protection programs. It also contains information relevant to students on placements, including specifying when students should be fit tested by their education provider prior to commencing a placement.