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Pamela Clark
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Pamela Clark, CRNI, is a Nurse Supervisor for Accredo, a leader in specialty pharmacy care. She has more than 28 years of experience in infusion therapy and infusion education with both licensed nurses and patients. Her experience spans multiple infusion settings including: acute care, long-term care, home infusion, and ambulatory infusion care. She also has experience in oncology and oncology research.


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All About Gamma Globulin

An online continuing education course for nurses, medical health care professionals, and other interested individuals.

This instructional course has been designed to provide current conceptual and operational knowledge to the licensed nurse interested in the provision of gamma globulin therapy. The understanding and use of gamma globulin has evolved since its entry into mainstream healthcare. For both the RN and LPN/LVN involved in providing this therapy, this course contains current practices for best patient outcomes.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

1. Names at least three conditions for which gamma globulin is indicated
2. Demonstrate understanding of gamma globulin administration by recognizing the steps involved in its preparation and infusion
3. Recognize at least two side effects of gamma globulin infusion

Curriculum

Chapter 1
Introduction to Gamma Globulin

  • Definition
  • Indications
  • Products

Chapter 2
Administration

  • Intravenous
  • Subcutaneous

Chapter 3
Possible Adverse Events

  • Common Side Effects
  • Uncommon Side Effects
  • Anaphylaxis

Chapter 4
Patient Education

  • Nurse Administration
  • Patient Administration

Chapter 5
Assessment and Documentation
 

Course Snapshot

Cost: $ 20.00
Contact Hours: 1.5



Accreditation

After successful completion the licensed nurse: RN, LPN/LVN will receive 1.5 contact hours.  Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467 and by the Florida Board of Nursing, CE Broker Tracking # is 20-314595.

LPN, RN, Nurse Practitioner, and Clinical Nurse Specialist will receive 1.5 contact hours. Provider approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, CE Broker Tracking # is 20-314595.

This document must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years after the course concludes.

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