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Understanding the Immune System Response to Biologic Therapies

Understanding the Immune System Response to Biologic Therapies

Understanding the Immune System Response to Biologic Therapies

Karen Roesser, RN, MSN, AOCNS®
Karen Roesser, RN, MSN, AOCNS®
on behalf of Infusion Nurses Society - USA

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Launch date: 27 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 14 Jul 2019

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Description

The immune system is composed of organs, tissues, cells, and cell products that defend the body from pathogens and other foreign substances. Biologic therapy, also referred to as immunotherapy or biotherapy, uses the response of the immune system to treat cancer and autoimmune disease. This presentation will discuss the components of the immune system and provide in-depth information on how the immune system is used in biologic therapy. The specific mechanisms of action, as well as indications for use of various biologic therapies, will be explained.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify components of the immune system.
2. List specific biologic therapies along with the indications for use of each.
Karen Roesser, RN, MSN, AOCNS®

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Karen Roesser, RN, MSN, AOCNS®
on behalf of Infusion Nurses Society - USA

Recognized as the global authority in infusion therapy, INS is dedicated to exceeding the public’s expectations of excellence by setting the standard for infusion care.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation
  • 1.00 Units

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