HSCT Infectious Complications
The majority of this activity will be a lecture by Dr. Sarah Hammond, an Infectious Diseases specialist at Mass General who will focus on causes of sepsis and other infectious complications related to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT). Along with complications that may occur during transplant, the program will also include indications of initial fever, mucositis and gastrointestinal infections and the nursing management of these complications. Participants will also have read articles recommended by her to enrich their learning while participating in the course.
Estimated Duration of Course:
This offering carries 2.00 ANCC nursing contact hours.
Registered Nurses working on or affiliated with the Lunder 10 Bone Marrow Transplant Unit
- Describe the causes of sepsis and other infectious complications related to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT).
- List complications that may occur during transplant.
- Explain indications of initial fever, mucositis and gastrointestinal infections.
- Describe the nursing management of specific complications.
The Norman Knight Nursing Center
Please visit our website at mghpcs.org/KnightCenter
Course version: 2.2021
Sarah Hammond, MD
Patricia Crispi PhD(c), RN, NPD-BC
Giuliana De Marchi MSN, NP, Sally Alexander MSN, RN
Maria Alfonso, RN and Colleen Walsh, RN
Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 2.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.