9A RN Overview Course
Upon completing this course, learners will have gained additional knowledge and resources to use when caring for the various patient populations on Unit 9A. By obtaining a more comprehensive understanding of the care they are providing, the nurses who complete this course will be able to more effectively communicate across disciplines to provide high-quality care to patients and their families.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- describe the pathophysiology behind common oncologic diseases seen in practice
- recognize critical focuses when providing care to the oncology patient;
- describe the pathophysiology behind common hematologic diseases seen in practice, such as sickle cell disease
- describe the treatment plan for a newly diagnosed diabetic patient
- identify specifics of care when caring for a patient following a research protocol.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.5 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 3.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.50 Attendance