American Family Children's Hospital

Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Course


November 6 & 7, 2012 


8am-4:30pm (both days)



UW Hospital and Clinics
(Room to be announced)






Registered nurses who practice in a blood or bone marrow transplant setting and/or care for these patients. 


Course Content

This course is designed to help nurses care for the patient and family undergoing blood or bone marrow transplant. Course content focuses on the principles of blood and bone marrow transplant therapies and supportive therapy for both adult and pediatric patients.  


Topics include:

  • Treatment of diseases using blood or bone marrow transplant
  • Cell cryopreservation
  • Conditioning phase
  • Factors that influence engraftment
  • Nursing management of acute and chronic complications


This course prepares nurses to care for patients undergoing blood and bone marrow transplants, provide teaching, and manage symptoms.



Wayne Borcherding, BS, MT

Bethaney Campbell, MN, RN, AOCNS

Kenneth DeSantes, MD

Linda Eckstein, MSN, RN, NP

Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Mary Mably, RPh, BCOP

Jan McMannes, MS, RN

Janice Parker, BSN, RN, OCN

Bethany Severson, ADN, RN, CPON

Brett Welhouse, BSN, RN


Planning Committee

Wendy Curran, MSN, RN

Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Gail Hettrick, BSN, RN, OCN

Sara L. Moldenhauer, MS, RN, AOCNS

Kari Stampfli, MS, RN, CPNP, APNP


Continuing Education Credit

14.0 contact hours will be awarded for this program.


University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Register for this course