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Stanford Center for Education and Professional Development (CEPD): Past Education Courses
Principles of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: What you need to know to take care of transplant recipients
This course is designed for the nurse who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in caring for the BMT recipient during transplant.
This course will review evidence based care across the trajectory of the BMT recipient.
Concepts covered will include preparing the patient and family before and after transplant, the clinical use of hematopoietic stem cells, types of transplants, medications, outcomes and long term effects.
Interactive learning will be provided through case studies.
Explain the rational for an autologous and allogeneic BMT
State 3 pre-transplant eligibility criteria
State 3 acute complications of BMT
Describe outcomes for both autologous and allogeneic BMT
List 3 signs and symptoms of acute graft versus host disease
State 3 medications used to treat graft versus host disease and list their side effects
Describe chronic graft versus host disease
List 3 common infections and their treatments
Describe 3 rules to lessen the risk of infection and/or bleeding in the blood and marrow transplant recipient