Lunch & Learn: Abdominal Transplant: Intro to Rejection
There are new nurses who are learning to care for patients diagnosed with rejection. There is currently no nursing-driven content educating on rejection. This presentation will review the immune systems role in rejection as well as forms of treatment.
Following the presentation
- Learners will be able to discuss the immune system’s role in rejection
- Learners will be able to identify the basic mechanism driving each type of rejection
- Learners will be able to detail the treatment plans for each type of rejection
- Learners will be able to review the methods of surveillance used to monitor for rejection by graft type
- Learners will be able to identify the potential complications of graft rejection
Merel Duursma, BSN RN
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.
- Nursing: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5contact hours.
- 0.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.50 Attendance