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A nursing assistant is working with a resident who has a respiratory infection and is under droplet precautions. What is the minimum PPE when working with such a resident?

A Disposable mask and gloves

In this situation, the minimum PPE is wearing gloves and a disposable mask when in a droplet precaution. It is possible to increase the level of protection though. In this situation, C is the answer because it is the absolute minimum to be used.