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PreSymposium

Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse (CCTN) & Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) Review Course

WEB CupplesThursday, 27 September from 07:30- 17:30
Sandra Cupples, PhD RN FAAN; Linda Ohler, RN MSN CCTC FAAN FAST

Location:
ITNS Headquarters
8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631

This one-day, face-to-face CCTN and CCTC review course, presented by Sandra Cupples, PhD RN FAAN and Linda Ohler, RN LindaOhler1MSN CCTC FAAN FAST, is a comprehensive program for transplant nurses preparing for the CCTN and CCTC examinations. Based on the American Board for Transplant Certification’s test blueprints and the 2nd edition of the Core Curriculum for Transplant Nurses, this course includes general transplantation and organ-specific topics as well as information on test-taking strategies. Participants will earn 8.5 CEU or CEPTC credits.

Topics covered include: Transplant Immunology and Immunosupression, Heart Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devices, Lung Transplantation, Infectious Disease, Intestinal Transplantation, Test-Taking Strategies, Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation, Care of the Living Donor, Liver Transplantation, and Test Review Questions.

View the course schedule here.

Please note: You can register for and attend the Review Course even if you are not attending the full Symposium. If you already registered for the full Symposium, you can register for this course separately to add it to your schedule.

Lunch will be provided.

$300 fee applies for the Review Course. Or pay just $360 for the Review Course and a copy of the ITNS Core Curriculum for Transplant Nurses. Books will be distributed at the course.
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Pharmacology for Transplant Nurses

Friday, 28 September from 15:00–19:00
Maya Campara, PharmD BCPS; Clare Kane,PharmD; Laura Lourenco, PharmD BCPS; and Lisa Potter, PharmD BCPS FCCP FAST

Sign up for the ITNS pharmacology presymposium and earn 4 hours of pharmacy credit. Designed with nurse practitioners in mind, this session will be led by expert pharmacists and cover topics on evidence-based guidelines, drug-specific information, safe-prescribing practices, safe medication administration, and more.


DARE to CARE Leadership

Friday, 28 September from 16:00–19:00
Cindy Russell, PhD RN ACNS-BC FAAN; Bernice Coleman, PhD ACNP-BC FAHA FAAN; Kim Nicoll, MPH BSN RN; and Annemarie Kaan, MCN RN

DARE (develop, achieve, reach, expand) leadership through excellence in CARE (clinical practice, administration, research, education) is a pillar of transplant medicine. This symposium will highlight the experiential "bench-to-bedside" journies of four distinguished speakers from across different organ focuses and multispecialties to encourage novice and expert transplant professionals to be innovative and engaged in the meaningful translation of nursing science to improve patient outcomes.

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