American Family Children's Hospital

Hematology Course

Dates: September 18, 2012 (adult and pediatric)
September 19, 2012 (adult only-for nurses new to hematology)






UW Hospital and Clinics

(Room to be announced)






This two-day course is for registered nurses who care for adult and pediatric patients with benign and malignant hematology disorders. 


Course Content

This basic Hematology Course is designed to educate nurses about the care of adult and pediatric hematologic disorders.


Day One Topics:

  • Hematopoiesis
  • Anemias
  • Coagulopathies, including disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
  • Hemophilia and von Willebrand disease  

Day Two Topics:

  • Lymphomas
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Acute and chronic leukemias
  • Case studies


This course prepares nurses to care for patients with hematologic disorders, provide teaching, and manage symptoms.



Bethaney Campbell, MN, RN ,AOCNS

Linda Eckstein, MS, RN

Sharon Frierdich, MS, RN, CPNP, CPON

Gail Hettrick, BSN, RN, OCN

Lisa Keller RN, MS, CPNP, APNP

Jessica Pindilli, BSN, RN

Kari Stampfli, MS, RN, CPNP, APNP


Planning Committee

Mary Cotter, MSN, RNC, NNP

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

7.25 contact hours will be awarded for each day in attendance


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.


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