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.
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
Introduction to Gamma Globulin
Possible Adverse Events
Common Side Effects
Uncommon Side Effects
Assessment and Documentation