CCTC/CCTN Exam Prep Course
Review course for the CCTC/CCTN Exam.
Transplant nurse coordinators and transplant nurses
Describe the steps needed to apply and take the certification exam
Determine weak areas that need further review prior to exam
Apply knowledge and test-taking strategies to exam questions
Identify components of the immune system involved in graft acceptance and rejection
Understand the complexity of posttransplant medication management, including mechanism of IS agents
Discuss the typical evaluation process for each type of solid organ transplant candidate
Demonstrate competence in managing the care of a post-operative solid organ transplant patient
Support patients as they are tasked with a complex medication regimen, lifestyle change, and increased awareness of clinical changes (i.e. signs of rejection)
Articulate importance of maintaining current transplant knowledge and skill, as well as educating other healthcare professionals
The CCTC/CCTN Exam Prep Course is designed to prepare bedside nurses and transplant coordinators for the CCTC/CCTCN Exam.
Heather Johnson, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
Kristine S. Schonder, PharmD
Karen Emmett BSN, RN, CCTN
Aileen Gallatin, MSED, BSN, RN, CCTC
Catherine Cox RN, MSN, CCTC
Jen Kilpatrick RN, MSN, CCTC
Casey Regula BSN, RN, CCTC
Megan Bayley, RN, BSN
Ashley Fogle RN, BSN, CCTC
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 7.0 contact hours.
To receive 7.0 Contact Hours, the learner must sign in, attend the entire activity, and complete the activity evaluation.
- 7.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation