All About Allergies

The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about allergies - the different types and how they are classified.

Course Publication Date: March 21, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:AAA121019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Community & Home Health
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the different types of reactions.

  • Describe how allergies work and discuss the immune system.

  • List the basic types of antibodies (immunoglobulins or Igs).

  • Identify three of the most common allergy symptoms.

  • Discuss the Gell and Coombs Classification of Reactions used to classify hypersensitivity disorders.

  • List the foods that account for 90% of all food-allergic reactions.

  • List two of the most common offenders of injected allergens.

  • List three techniques commonly offered by doctors to help allergy sufferers.

  • Discuss how to create a dust-free room.

  • Identify three types of lymphocytes.


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