Ansell Healthcares Latest Educational Module Explores the Hazards of Glove Powder

June 6, 2005

RED BANK, N.J. -- Ansell Healthcare, a global leader in healthcare barrier protective products, recently announced the availability of a new self-study educational module for healthcare professionals. Titled Understanding the Hazards of Glove Powder, this module addresses staff, patient, and healthcare economic issues relative to the wide range of adverse reactions associated with glove powder. 


The self-study module, which is available at no charge, has been developed for use by professionals who are responsible for or involved in hand barrier protection activities. These areas include educating other healthcare personnel, establishing organizational policies and procedures, maintaining regulatory compliance, and managing employee health and infection control services. Upon completion of this module, the healthcare professional should be able to:


-- Understand the impact of a powdered glove environment on healthcare personnelThe educational module is accredited by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. The AORN has designated this educational activity for a maximum of 1.2 contact hours.


For more information about this module and other Ansell educational programs on hand barrier-related topics, contact Ansell Healthcare Education Services at (800) 952.9916 ext. 7277 or visit Ansells online educational services at


Source: Ansell Ltd.