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Friday, May 2 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Nursing Care for Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors

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Bone marrow transplant (BMT) survivors are at significant risk for late complications, including organ toxicity, graft-versus-host disease, infections, secondary cancers, and psychosocial distress. Because community-based nurses frequently provide long-term follow-up care for these patients, it’s essential that they have a solid primer in their needs. 

This session will introduce you to the BMT process, covering assessment, potential late complications, common post-transplant medications, and the survivorship and education needs of this patient population. Case studies will illustrate the 2012 expert care guidelines. You’ll also receive a free education tool that will help you coordinate appropriate, timely patient care.

Objectives
1. Plan appropriate nursing assessments and interventions based on the 2012 published guidelines for follow-up care of transplant recipients.
2. Identify resources for patient education and ongoing nursing education.

ILNA
This session qualifies for the following ONCC Individual Learning Needs Assessment (ILNA) categories.

OCN®: Survivorship
AOCNP®: Survivorship
AOCNS®: Survivorship
BMT™: Survivorship Issues

 

Speakers
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Joyce Neumann, MSN, AOCN®, RN

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
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Elaine Stenstrup, MSN, ACNS-BC, AOCNS®

University of Minnesota Medical Center
Full disclosure: Nothing to disclose.



Friday May 2, 2014 10:15am - 11:45am
Ballroom B Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Avenue. Anaheim, CA 92802