Transplant Class 2021

July 15, 2021

Nurses new to the field of pediatric transplantation have a lack of knowledge regarding the speciality of pediatric abdominal transplantation. This course reviews basic knowledge for nurses to understand the "whys" in transplant care.

Target Audience

RN

Learning Objectives

Learner will be able to :

state 2 benefits of intestinal rehabilitation

define 3 causes of intestinal failure

will be able to discuss the organ listing process

will be able to state indications for intestinal transplant

will be able to state 2 post operative complications after solid organ transplantation

will be able to state symptoms of rejection for solid organ transplant recipients

will be able to state 2 indications for liver transplant

will be able to describe the SRTR

will be able to discuss psychosocial concerns for the abdominal transplant individual

will be able to state side effects of specific immunosuppressive medications

will be able to discuss laboratory value monitoring and the implications for post transplant care

will be able to define rejection

will be able to state treatment options for treating solid organ rejection

will be able to discuss the care of the individual with liver failure

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 11.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/15/2021
Course expires: 
07/29/2021
Event starts: 
07/15/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
07/15/2021 - 7:00pm
UPMC: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

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 11  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.  

Available Credit

  • 11.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 11.00 Attendance
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