Transplant Class: October 2021
The activity will impact the interprofessional healthcare team by meeting the surgeons who are presenting, as well as educate staff on how to care for the transplant patient and who to notify of changes in patient status.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- list and explain transplant medications
- compare and contrast different transplant medications and what they are used to treat. Learners will be able to list different transplant labs.
- explain different transplant labs, how to obtain them, and how to monitor lab values.
- explain the Transplant Listing process
- list and explain the benefits of CORE (who they are and what they do)
- identify signs and symptoms of different transplant rejections
- summarize the care for the child in liver failure.
- compare and distinguish the surgical aspects of different transplants
- describe how to care for the transplant patient.
- identify ways to support the transplant patient and family
- explain how to prevent infections in transplant patients.
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 11.5 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.
- 11.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 11.50 Attendance