Latex allergy is a growing concern in healthcare. This course will review how latex is harvested and manufactured, common healthcare products that contain latex, reactions to the latex - symptoms and types of inflammatory reactions -, how latex allergy is diagnosed, and steps to manage a latex allergy.
At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
Recall how natural latex rubber is harvested and manufactured.
Discuss latex products in healthcare, listing some of the healthcare products that contain latex, recalling why powdered gloves were banned, and who can be affected by latex exposure.
Recall the clinical reactions to latex, including the symptoms and types of reactions.
Recall how latex allergy is diagnosed.
Discuss steps that can be taken to manage the disease.
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Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
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