Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Requiring ICU Care

This course provides an overview of common complications associated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantations as seen in a critical care setting and improvement in treatment-related mortality.

Target Audience

Critical Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nephrologists, Pulmonologists, Infectious Disease Physicians, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the major causes of morbidity and mortality of patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
  • Describe the unique pulmonary complications patients encounter after stem cell transplantation requiring intensive care.
  • Implement best practices for management of infection and graft-versus-host disease associated with stem cell transplant.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Mayer, S., Pastores, S. M., Riedel, E., Maloy, M., & Jakubowski, A. A. (2017). Leukemia & lymphoma, 58(2), 382-390.
  • Pène, F., Aubron, C., Azoulay, E., Blot, F., Thiéry, G., Raynard, B., ... & Socié, G. (2006). Outcome of critically ill allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation recipients: a reappraisal of indications for organ failure supports. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 24(4), 643-649.
  • Bayraktar, U. D., & Nates, J. L. (2016). Intensive care outcomes in adult hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients. World journal of clinical oncology, 7(1), 98.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/05/2018
Course expires: 
01/05/2020

Stephen M. Pastores, M.D., FACP, FCCP, FCCM 
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Program Director, Critical Care Medicine
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Stephen M. Pastores, M.D., receives grant/research support from Asahi Kasei, Spectral Medical and Bayer and he is a consultant for Bayer and Theravanca. Dr. Pastores will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/05/2018
Course expires: 
01/05/2020
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