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“Seafood, Iodine & Contrast Allergies: A Medical Myth”

3M Health Care Academy* presents… “Seafood, Iodine & Contrast Allergies: A Medical Myth”

This one-hour webinar reviews the historical background associated with the misconception of a relationship between shellfish, iodine and contrast dye. There will be a review of the specific reaction unique to shellfish, iodine and contrast dye and how the information can impact decisions in the perioperative environment. You will gain insight into a method for integrating this information into the OR and procedural setting to ensure best practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the sources and reasons the medical community has historically identified shellfish, iodine, and contrast dye reactions as related
  2. Explain the specific types of reactions related to shellfish, iodine, and contrast dye
  3. Discuss how this information should be integrated into the OR and procedural settings to ensure best practice

Presenter: Annemarie O’Toole, RN-BSN

Target Audience: Nursing and Radiology

Continuing Education information: 1 contact hour for Nursing. Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5770 for 1 Contact Hour. RN license number or last four digits of Social Security Number is REQUIRED.

There is no cost for this program or CE.

Questions should be directed to 3M.

*NOTE: This is a contracted supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as an endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.