Certification Review Includes

  • Transplant - Complications of Infectious Disease

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-complications of infectious disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Describe some of the most frequently encountered infectious complications occurring in solid organ transplant patients
      Understand the risk of complication associated with which type of organ is transplanted
      List the pathogens associated with the development of infection
      Explain the timing of when infectious processes most likely occur following transplant
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Ethics and Professional Issues

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-ethics and professional issues. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Develop an understanding of the multi-faceted ethical dilemmas of organ transplantation
      Explain the types of documentation necessary pre-transplant through follow up care
      State the definition of brain death and how it is medically documented
      Describe the functions of the levels of professional organizations involved with transplant care
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Evaluation Needs of Organ Donors and Recipients

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-evaluation needs of organ donors and recipients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain the importance of the psychosocial evaluation of patients prior to transplant
      Describe the types of test involved with organ recipients prior to be listed on the transplant waiting list
      List physical testing necessary for a person to be a live organ donor
      Explain post-operative care necessary for a living organ donor
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Heart and Lung Transplantation

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-heart and lung transplant. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Identify signs and symptoms of heart dysfunction following transplant
      State current pharmacologic interventions for heart transplant recipients
      Explain reasons why individuals will be candidates to receive heart transplants
      Discuss long term interventions following transplantation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Immunology of the Transplant Process

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-immunology of the transplant process. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain the importance of the immune system and its large role in organ transplantation
      List immune complications that can lead to allograft rejection
      Express an understanding of histocompatibility antigens and their importance in the transplant setting
      Describe how immunosuppressant medications target activity on different components of the immune response system
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Kidney and Pancreas Transplant

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-kidney and pancreas transplant. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain the disease processes leading to organ transplant of a kidney or pancreas
      List signs and symptoms patients may experience when developing organ rejection
      Describe nursing assessments for early detection of complications occurring post-operatively
      Explain ongoing medications and medical management long term following organ transplantation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Liver and Intestinal Transplant

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-liver and intestinal transplant. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain the disease processes that may lead to presenting for liver or intestinal transplant
      List signs and symptoms patients may experience when developing organ rejection
      Describe nursing assessments for early detection of complications occurring post-operatively
      Explain ongoing medications and medical management following organ transplantation
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Noninfectious Post-transplant Complications

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-noninfectious post-transplant complications. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Describe some of the most frequently encountered noninfectious complications occurring in solid organ transplant patients
      Understand the risk of complications associated with which type of organ is transplanted
      List the complications associated with the use of immunosuppressant medications
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Patient Education

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-noninfectious post-patient education. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain important areas of patient education during the evaluation, pre and post-transplant phases
      Discuss different techniques that can be used to educate a diverse population of patients
      List topics of education to be reviewed with the patient's primary caregiver following transplant
      Explain reasons patients must understand their post-operative immunosuppressive medication requirements
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Pediatric Transplantation

    1. This module will allow the learner to have a better understanding of the reasons for pediatric solid organ transplantation as well as complications that come with transplantation. The learner will also be able to identify issues associated with pediatric solid organ transplantation. On completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
      Identify three indications and three contraindications for pediatric liver, kidney, heart and lung transplant patients.
      Recognize two signs and symptoms of rejection for pediatric liver, kidney, heart and lung transplant patients.
      Discuss four common infections after pediatric liver, kidney, heart and lung transplants.
      Describe immunosuppressant usage for liver, kidney, heart and lung transplant patients.
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Transplant - Pharmacology

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about transplant-noninfectious post-pharmacology. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to-
      Explain which types of medications are used in the transplant setting and why they are necessary
      Understand side effects of medications used in solid organ transplant patients
      Develop awareness of potential drug-drug interactions and how to monitor medication levels appropriately
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.

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