This course provides an advanced overview of latex and its allergenic properties. Learners will will be able to: describe latex and how it is made; identify potential allergens at home and work; recognize prevalence of latex allergies and risk factors for sensitivity; identify types of allergic reactions; and list guidelines for managing and preventing latex allergies at work and/or with patients. Course is approved for 1.0 CE/Contact Hour for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.