Transplant Class 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.
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
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.
- 11.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 11.00 Attendance