BMT Class 8/26/21 & 8/27/21
This course was designed to give learners the knowledge and resources to use when caring for BMT patients before, during, and after transplant.
After attending this event, the learners will be able to:
- Define hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation (HPCT) and hematopoetic progenitor cells
- Describe the types of HPCT and HPC sources and indications for HPCT
- Describe the history of HPCT
- Describe the indication and usage of mesenchymal cells
- List indications for HPCT and best explain the indications to patients and families
- Describe hematopoetic progenitor cells sources
- Describe advances in new therapies with dendritic cell and immune therapies
- Define human leukocyte antigen (HLA)
- Describe genetic inheritance of HLA and better understand HLA typing
- Describe the process of donor identification and selection for allogenic marrow, peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC), and cord blood transplant
- Identify specimens used for HLA typing
- Discuss the purpose of pre-transplant evaluation for HPCT patients
- Describe the components of a patient evaluation for potential HPCT to patient and families
- Describe the HPC donor evaluation process
- Identify safety issues in pediatric apheresis and when to involve the professional practice team for additional support
- Identify potential barriers to HPCT
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 15.25 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.
- 15.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 15.25 Attendance