H1-H2 PICU Transplant Articles 2021 Version 2
With the Covid-19 pandemic ongoing, nurses are not aware of specific positive or negative effects on the abdominal transplant population. Due to the wide range of metabolic disorders, there is a lack of knowledge of many disorders leading to liver transplantation and specific types of transplantation available.
Upon completion of the articles, the learner will be able to :
- Describe the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on transplant patients, including the pandemic's effects to the volume of transplant surgeries, the risks of in-person appointments or hospital treatments, and Covid-19 infections in transplant patients.
- Describe specific metabolic liver diseases as they relate to living related liver transplantation in children; the nurse will describe specific changes expected in each patient's postoperative course based on type of metabolic disease.
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation