BMTCN® Certification Review Manual
Edition: 
1st

BMTCN® Certification Review Manual

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Are you preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN®) examination? The BMTCN® Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs looking to validate their specialized knowledge through certification. Chapters are based on the BMTCN® Test Content Outline and cover eight major subject areas: basic concepts and indications for transplantation, types of transplants and sources of stem cells, pretransplant care, preparative regimens and stem cell infusion, prevention and management of graft-versus-host disease, post-transplant issues, survivorship issues, and professional practice. Each chapter includes a series of multiple-choice study questions similar to those found on the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation BMTCN® examination. 
 
As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN® certification  identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.
Member Price: $59.00Nonmember Price: $84.00
ISBN: 
9781935864882
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication Date: 
2016
Pages: 
320

Chapters

Chapter 1 - Basic Concepts and Indications for Transplantation

Martha Lassiter
Pages (1-7)
Chapter 1 provides the basic concepts and indications of transplantation, from an introduction to basic transplantation elements to the types of diseases treated. Each chapter contains study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 2 - Types of Transplants and Sources of Stem Cells

Daniela J. Casbourne
Pages (9-14)
Chapter 2 reviews types of transplant (autlogous, allogeneic, syngeneic) as well as sources for stem transplant such as peripheral blood and bone marrow. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 3 - Pretransplant Issues

Renee Spinks
Pages (15-36)
Chapter 3 examines pretransplant issues. Issues covered include recipient eligibility and management, patient and family education, donor selection and care, and more. Each chapter contains study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 4 - Transplant Preparative Regimens, Cellular Infusion, Acute Complications, and Engraftment

Heather Koniarczyk
Christina Ferraro
Pages (37-68)
Chapter 4 offers details on transplant preparative regimens, cellular infusion, acute complications, and engraftment. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 5 - Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Rita M. Jakubowski
Pages (69-124)
Chapter 5 offers details on graft-versus-host disease. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 6 - Post-Transplant Issues

Ima N. Garcia
Kimberly Noonan
Rebecca Norton
Pages (125-232)
Chapter 6 examines post-transplant issues, including complications to those receiving transplants, patient education, and much more. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 7 - Survivorship Issues

Lisa A. Pinner
D. Kathryn Tierney
Pages (233-260)
Chapter 7 examines key issues surrounding survivorship. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.

Chapter 8 - Professional Practice

Kelli Thoele
Pages (261-294)
Chapter 8 examines issues surrounding professional practice. Each chapter includes study questions, answers, and key abbreviations.