I1-I2 PICU Transplant Articles 2021
This course was designed to help nurses be greater advocates for preserving kidney function after liver transplantation, communicating with critical care and transplant teams. Nurses will be aware of details regarding kidney allocation, increasing confidence in discussions with patients and families and knowledge of types of transplants performed.
To complete the activity and claim your credit, you must read both of the attached articles, complete the quiz with a passing score of 80%, and complete the course evaluation.
After completing this event, the leaner will be able to:
- Describe the importance of monitoring for kidney injury before and after liver transplant
- Describe kidney sparing techniques for transplant patients
- Describe the process of allocation and decision-making regarding pediatric kidney transplantation
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 1.0 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