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