OBJECTIVES

FOR HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

Il online training course on latex allergies is a guide to consult for:

  • Have practical information on latex and the products that contain it,
  • Know the symptoms of latex allergy and related therapies,
  • Arrange primary prevention interventions with respect to latex allergies

NB: the regulatory part at the end of Module 2 and Module 3 of the course contain specific references to the healthcare facility and the Region in which the course is delivered. Consequently, a "personalization" of the course is necessary and foreseen before its delivery.

RECIPIENTS

Healthcare workers in public and private hospitals.

Latex allergy sufferers (Modules 1 and 2).

DURATION

1 hours

CONTENTS

1 MODULE

  • Latex: what is it?
  • Latex allergy
  • Latex: allergy sufferers
  • Latex allergy
  • Latex: method of exposure
  • Examples of products containing natural latex
  • Subject to risk of allergic reactions to latex
  • Medical-surgical material containing latex
  • Latex aids in use in the emergency room and related replacement devices
  • Latex aids in use in the dentistry department and related replacement devices

 

       2 MODULE

  • Latex: ways of raising awareness
  • Latex allergy: how it manifests itself
  • anaphylaxis
  • Urticaria - symptoms
  • Angioedema - symptoms
  • Immunological reactions possible
  • Practical information on how to recognize if you are allergic to latex
  • Latex allergy: clinical signs and symptoms
  • Allergic people
  • Latex. Latex allergy diagnosis
  • Latex. First aid measures in case of accidental exposure
  • Anaphylaxis therapy
  • Suitability judgment
  • Normative References

 

     3 MODULE

  • Criteria for the evaluation of latex pathology in health professionals
  • Primary prevention interventions implemented in the IRCCS
  • Primary prevention interventions: latex-safe areas
  • Latex-safe course in specialist rehabilitation
  • The biggest problems in creating a latex-safe department
  • Primary prevention interventions implemented in the IRCCS
  • Use of gloves
  • Conclusions
  • How to protect latex allergy patients

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IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital

COURSE CODE:

0024-20_02