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Latex Allergy

Latex Allergy

Only $19.95

Faculty: Donna L Atherton RN, MSN, NP and Carol Pierini MA

Successful Completion: Complete entire module, complete the exam with a passing score of 80% or better, and complete the evaluation form
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 60 minutes
System Requirements
CEUs: HIPAA Exams is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


The purpose of this educational, self-study training module is to ensure your knowledge of the current Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards to comply with Latex Allergy in health care facilities.

Course includes a video and audio component with stand-alone exam


  • Explain the current OSHA Standard for Latex Allergy.
  • Identify symptoms of a latex allergic reaction.
  • List the products you may encounter in your work environment that can cause a latex allergic reaction. 


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Latex Allergy

Table of Contents:

  • Latex Allergy: Standards to Comply with Latex Allergy
  • Legal Notice
  • Purpose and Learning Objectives
  • Target Audience
  • Course Introduction
  • What is Latex?
  • Products that May Contain Latex
  • Types of Latex Allergy
  • OSHA Healthcare Wide Hazard – Latex Allergy
  • Workers at Risk for Developing Latex Allergy
  • OSHA Management of Latex Allergy
  • NIOSH Latex Allergy Recommendations
  • Your Role in Latex Allergy Screening
  • End of Course Exam

Course Content Example 1:

Course Introduction

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that 8% to 10% of health care workers are latex sensitive with reactions ranging from irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact sensitivity, to immediate, possibly life-threatening sensitivity.

Health care workers including nurses, physicians, aides, pharmacists, operating room employees, and laboratory technicians are routinely exposed to rubber gloves and other latex-containing medical devices.

  • All of these health care workers are at high risk of developing a latex allergy!

This course will review the current OSHA and JC standards regarding latex allergy in the health care setting

Course Content Example 2:

Types of Latex Allergy

Type I: Latex Hypersensitivity

Serious and rare form of latex allergy causing severe, immediate reaction can be life-threatening. It can be triggered by exposure to airborne particles

Symptoms include:

  • Rhinitis
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Irritation
  • Sever itching
  • Cramps
  • Gastrointestinal Problems


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