Introduction to Heart Transplant September 20, 2023
This course was designed for nurses in the cardiac intensive and acute care units because there is a practice/knowledge gap to caring for pediatric heart patients.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- identify types of congenital and acquired heart disease resulting in the need for a pediatric heart transplant
- identify common nursing care and protection associated with pediatric heart transplant medications
Kayla Jubic MSN, RN
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 1.0 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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance