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.

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About the course

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.

Who is this course for?

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

What does the course cover?

  • 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
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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