Platelet Disorders and Platelet Transfusion Best Practice
Recorded On: 01/15/2020
Thrombocytopenia is most commonly caused by diseases of platelet destruction. These diseases may be the result of immune or non-immune conditions. All conditions of platelet destruction, resulting in abnormally low platelet count, can be life-threatening. This session will discuss diseases of platelet destruction, intervention, and best practice for platelet transfusion.
Learning Outcome: After the session, attendees will contrast immune vs non-immune diseases of platelet destruction, Platelet Disorders and Platelet Transfusion Best Practice
Brenda Shelton, DNP, RN, APRN-CNS, CCRN, AOCN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Brenda Shelton, DNP, RN, APRN-CNS, CCRN, AOCN, has 40 years of critical care and oncology experience and has widely presented and published in these specialty practices. She is an active leader in the Oncology Nursing Society and also serves as an Intermittent Joint Commission International Nurse Surveyor. She is currently a clinical nurse specialist in the Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins and a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
CRNI® RUs: This session has been approved for 1 CRNI® recertification unit and meets the non INS Meeting criteria.
Contact Hours: This session has been approved for 1 contact hour
Expiration date for receipt of contact hours: January 15, 2023
To receive contact hours for this educational activity, you are required to attend the entire educational activity and complete the evaluation.
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