Journal Club- Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II: One Hundred Years of Reasearch, Diagnosis and Treatment

November 18, 2022

This discussion of the article will ensure that staff understand the multiple organ systems that are affected by MPS II (including behavioral problems d/t neuro involvement), all of the supportive care therapies, and the stress this puts on the family. Also, need to understand that Enzyme Replacement Therapy only does so much to delay progression of the condition.

This activity will allow the infusion nurses to gain a more complete picture of everything MPS II families have to deal with.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

Following this session:

1) The learner will be able to describe the progression of MPS II and supportive care required d/t the multiple organ involvement.

2) The learner will be able to state the pros and cons of Enzyme Replacement Therapy.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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Event starts: 
11/18/2022 - 7:00am EST
Event ends: 
11/18/2022 - 11:00am EST
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
United States
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Required Hardware/software

To receive credit, you must discuss article with the group then complete the quiz with a score of 80% or greater.