Latex Allergy

This comprehensive training resource thoroughly explores latex allergy, from types and symptoms to prevention and treatment.

Completing up to date, compliant latex allergy training allows you to protect yourself, your colleagues and, most importantly, those in your care from the negative effects of latex allergy. Reactions to latex can occur within minutes and quickly increase in severity. It’s therefore crucial that you understand what to look for and how to respond quickly and effectively.

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course!

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As a guide, this course should take between 30 to 40 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:

  • What is latex?
  • Latex protein
  • Risk of latex allergy
  • Regular exposure to latex
  • At risk groups
  • Use of UICPs
  • Items containing latex
  • Types of latex allergy
  • Symptoms of Type 1 latex allergy
  • Symptoms of Type 4 latex allergy
  • Types of reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Cross-reaction
  • Treatment
  • Recognising latex containing products
  • Assessments
  • Gloves
  • Using gloves
  • NRL gloves
  • Alternative types of gloves
  • Benefits of different types of gloves
  • Glove manufacture
  • Double gloving