Stem Cell Transplant Course
This two-day course addresses the individual and joint needs of nursing, pharmacy, and other professions in relation to Stem Cell Transplantation. It includes information on current transplantation issues such as patient work-up, disease process, patient care, and management. Selected topics include differentiating types of transplants, mobilization and preparative regimens, growth factors, the role of total body irradiation, transfusion issues, graft versus host disease, CAR T-Cell therapies, and other transplant related topics.
The course is designed for registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in caring for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. Six months to one year of oncology experience and the completion of the Foundations to Practice Series (Pathophysiology of Cancer, Cancer Treatment Modalities, and the Immune System; Overview of Solid Tumors; Symptom Management of Patients with Cancer; Oncology Emergencies and Advanced Cancer Care Issues; and Hematological Malignancies) and Comprehensive Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course or other introductory cancer courses are strongly recommended.
The learner will be able to:
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 University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 13 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
To receive 13 Contact Hours, the learner must sign in, attend the entire activity, and complete the activity evaluation.
- 13.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 13.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 13.00 Attendance