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Hematology Course

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

 

Time:

8am-4:30pm

 

Location:

UW Hospital and Clinics

(Room to be announced)

 

Contact:

608-263-6490

 

Audience

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

Purpose

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

 

Presenters

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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