Delivery Format
Self Paced
Credit Type

Latex Allergy



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While no study has conclusively shown how many people have latex allergies and why, the general consensus is that up to six percent of the general population and up to 12 percent of health care workers display some allergic reaction or sensitivity to latex. This course is designed to help healthcare workers minimize the chances of suffering from an allergic reaction to latex gloves while at work. Upon completion, the learner will display the ability to recognize the characteristics and dangers of latex allergy, and recommended preventive measures. This course is intended for all healthcare workers and can help employers meet OSHA’s standards on Hand Protection and Bloodborne Pathogens.

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