Management of Patients in the CVOR During Heart Transplantation
This learning activity will give registered nurses the knowledge they need to be able to identify and help treat pathophysiological changes in their post-transplant patients. It will also improve multidisciplinary communication between CVOR staff and CICU/7A bedside staff.
After attending this event, the learner will be able to:
- Describe normal operating procedures during the pre-bypass period in the cardiac operating room
- Differentiate between the processes of aortic cross clamping and circulatory arrest
- Describe and implement how to asses a patient pre and post heart transplant
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 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