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Class Information for ONS Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Course with CCND Bridge to Practice


This comprehensive course will enhance your understanding of hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) and provide concepts to apply to your care of HSCT patients. You’ll learn about concepts of HSCT patient care, outcomes, acute and late effects of transplant as well as resources for effective HSCT programs. This course is ideal for nurses new to HSCT nursing. This course is for Clinical Center Nursing Department employees only.

Contact Hours

4.25 contact hours will be awarded for the ONS portion of the course if all course components are met.

Special Comments

This course is offered on set dates. Registration is a two-part process. First, you register with the CCND via ClassTrack Course Registration system and then you will receive an email from the course coordinator in your work email account. This email will contain detailed instructions to link your ONS account to the On-Demand platform. You must use the activation link from your work email account to complete this prior to taking the course. You will be enrolled in the ONS course at no cost to you through the On-Demand Platform. You will access this course on your scheduled class date in the Education and Training Room by logging into your personal ONS account. There will also be Bridge to Practice content presented by subject matter experts on the same day. This content will include NIH specific HSCT considerations. Instructions will be emailed prior to the course date. This course is date specific and will take 8 hours to complete both the ONS course and the Bridge to Practice.

Target Audience

CCND Clinical Research Nurses working with blood and marrow transplant patients at NIH. In order to enroll in this course, you must be an employee of the Clinical Center Nursing Department.

Course Objectives

1. Distinguish between the different types of blood and marrow transplants as evidenced by an understanding of the unique issues that can occur with each type. 2. Summarize the pre-transplant evaluation process for patients and donors, including important aspects to consider when choosing a donor. 3. Explain difference between transplant in a research setting and standard of care transplant. 4. Differentiate between acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease and nursing care for the patient with each type. 5. Predict when the transplant patient is at the highest risk to develop an infection and anticipate the treatment that will be prescribed. 6. Prepare the transplant patient with information related to survivorship issues and potential late effects that can occur after transplantation. 7. Name at least 2 non-oncology diseases in which transplant is used. 8. Identify resources for adult and pediatric patient education.



Sessions Open for Registration

Code Title Type Schedule Coordinator Status Open Slots Sign Up!  
ONS HSCT August 8, 2024 In-person Thu Aug 08, 24 07:00 AM
NIH Clinical Center:The CCND Education and Training Room CRC 10/1-5672
Joan Aaron Registration Open until
08/12/2024 10:57 AM
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ONS HSCT December 3, 2024 In-person Tue Dec 03, 24 07:00 AM
NIH Clinical Center:The CCND Education and Training Room CRC 10/1-5672
Joan Aaron Registration Open until
12/06/2024 10:57 AM
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