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 allergeis at work and/or with patients. Approved for 2.0 hrs for CA Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrators and Nurses (all states). Must pass final quiz witih 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2019.