UPMC Fertility Preservation Program Overview
Patients do no receive consistent recommendations and care practices from healthcare team regarding fertility preservation. Healthcare teams are not aware of the demographic of patients who need fertility preservation. Healthcare teams do not know the options available for patients who want to preserve their fertility. Healthcare teams do no understand the research process and need clarification and education in order to best serve their patients. By gaining a well-rounded understanding of this particular group of patients , the nursing team will be able to provide better and more comprehensive care for their patients. This program will review all prementioned aspects of care.
Following this presentation the learner will be able to:
- Describe the UPMC Fertility Preservation Program and the methods of fertility preservation that are offered to patients.
- Describe the process of a research study and the importance of an IRB.
- Explain the Belmont report, and its principles, fundamentals, and purpose.
- Define the demographics of people who, and the reasons why, they seek fertility preservation.
- Describe how a testicular biopsy can be performed for fertility preservation. Define what experimental fertility preservation options are available to patients who have cryopreserved autologous testicular tissue.
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