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Study Day for HSCT Nurses

Nursing Global Education Committee
Other society

1 September 2019 in Asunción, Paraguay

The Nurses Group Global Education Committee (GEC) held a study day for HSCT Nurses during the 6th Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) / World Health Organization (WHO) Meeting in Asunción, Paraguay. This event was organised in collaboration with the LABMT Group and the Paraguayan Society of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine.

A number of challenges were discussed during the meeting:

•    Strengthening the structure for the LABMT Nurses Group (including bylaws, communication and network between teams of the different countries and administrative aspects);
•    Implementation of a system for continuing education focused on nursing care and quality/accreditation issues;
•    Having a textbook for Nurses in local languages (Portuguese and Spanish);
•    Reinforcement of collaboration with different nurses groups, particularly with the EBMT Nurses Group.