Fundamentals of Blood and Marrow Transplant Online Course

The goal of this self-paced webcourse is to provide a comprehensive overview of blood and marrow transplant for the new BMT nurse but also to broaden the knowledge base of current BMT nurses to assist them in caring for BMT patients.

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Contact Hours20.5
Member Price$199 course + eBook
Non-Member Price$279 course + eBook
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ONS is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850.

There is no sponsor for this program.

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Course Objectives

Explain the importance of our immune system and how it relates to the types and success of blood and marrow transplantation.
Distinguish between the different types of blood and marrow transplants as evidenced by an understanding of the unique issues that can occur with each type.
Summarize the pre-transplant evaluation process for patients and donors including important aspects to consider when choosing a donor.
Differentiate between acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease and the nursing care for the patient with each type.
Predict when the transplant patient is at the highest risk to develop an infection and anticipate the treatment that will be prescribed.
Prepare the transplant patient with information related to survivorship issues and potential late effects that can occur after transplantation.