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.