The Perioperative Setting & Latex
The goal of this course is to increase the perioperative nurses’ knowledge of latex allergy/sensitivity; and improve the perioperative nurses’ ability to recognize the different types of allergy/sensitivity, and concurrently assist the perioperative nurse gain a better understanding of how to manage the patient with an allergy to latex.

Course Publication Date: May 28, 2020

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

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:PSL052720
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate between latex sensitivity and a latex allergy.

  • Identify the three latex allergy risk groups.

  • Identify the different reactions of latex sensitive/allergic patients.

  • Discuss nursing considerations in the perioperative setting for latex sensitive/allergic patients.


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