Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

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This comprehensive course will enhance your understanding of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and provide concepts to apply to your care of HSCT patients. You’ll learn about concepts of HSCT patient care, outcomes, acute and late effects of transplant as well as resources for effective HSCT programs. This course is ideal for nurses new to HSCT nursing and those preparing for BMTCN certification.

You will enjoy access for 180 days from date of purchase, after which you will no longer be able to access the course.

To receive nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours, the following requirements must be met prior to the closing date and time of the course: 

  • Achieve 80% or higher on the post‐test. (Note: You will have two [2] attempts to achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post-test.)
  • Completion of the course evaluation. A course evaluation MUST be completed to be granted the NCPD contact hours. The evaluation link is locked until passing the post-test.

Course Topics

  • Basics of Hematopoiesis
  • Indications for Transplant
  • Stem cell Collection
  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplant
  • Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant
  • Acute Complications
  • Graft-Versus-Host-Disease
  • Survivorship
  • Patient and Caregiver Education

Expected Outcomes

The learner will apply evidence-based care concepts of hematopoietic stem cell translant into nursing care to improve outcomes for HSCT patients.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is nurses involved in the care of patients undergoing or are candidates for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

ILNA Breakdown

Up to 4.25 ILNA points may be applied to Basic Concepts for Transplantation OR Early Post-Transplant Management OR Pre-Transplant Care OR Types of Transplants and Sources of Stem Cells.   No more than 4.25 total points may be claimed for the program.

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