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 personnel