Latex allergy is a reaction to certain proteins found in natural rubber latex; a product made from the rubber tree. Healthcare workers are at an increased risk of developing a latex allergy.

This course takes a closer look at latex allergy, including ways healthcare providers can reduce and/or prevent an allergy.

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Modules: 1
Hours: 0.5
Sectors: Healthcare


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  • Key Topics

    • Latex Definition
    • Types of Allergic Reactions
    • Diagnosing Latex Allergy
    • Latex Allergy Protection
    • Developing Symptoms
    • Barrier Protection
    • Reducing Exposure
    • Employer and Worker Responsibility
  • Target Audience

    • Employee