Liver Transplant Nursing Care is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: July 08, 2020
Course Expires on: July 08, 2023

Target Audience
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
The first liver transplant was performed in 1967 by Dr. Thomas Starzl. Today, liver disease is the 12th most common cause of death. Liver transplant remains the last treatment option for patients with end-stage liver disease. In this course we will discuss all things liver transplant. You will come away from this course with a better understanding of the process of transplantation as well as the long-term implications.

Course Outline:
• Introduction
• Purpose statement
• Stages of Liver Disease
• Causes of Liver Disease
• Case Study: Meet The Patient
• When Demand Exceeds Supply: How Do We Allocate Livers?
• Case Study: History of Present Illness
• Evaluation Process
• Case Study: The Workup
• Living Donor Liver Transplant: The Other Kind of Transplant
• Contraindications of Transplantation
• Transplant Complications
• Case Study: The Post-Operative Period
• Post Transplant Management: Immunosuppression, Infection Prevention, and Long Term Outcomes
• Summary
• References

Course Objectives
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Identify when liver transplantation is an appropriate treatment modality for end-stage liver disease.
• Discuss the process of transplant workup and evaluation.
• Understand the post-operative care required for liver transplant recipients.




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