Reply To: Blinatumomab Staffing Ratio

  • Maureen Sanders

    August 18, 2020 at 9:17 am

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 8/18/2020 8:59:00 AM
    From: Mary Lynn Rae
    Subject: RE: Blinatumomab Staffing Ratio

    1:2 for the first 3-4 days and then normal staffing if no side effects (1:3)



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    Original Message:
    Sent: 8/17/2020 5:40:00 PM
    From: Ashley Varnes
    Subject: Blinatumomab Staffing Ratio

    Hi All, 

    Would you please share your staffing ratio for patients receiving Blinatumomab?

    It seems most of the resources I am finding mention a 1:1 or a 1:2.

    Do you ever begin as a 1:2 then adjust to a 1:3 before transition home with infusion pump?

    Ashley Varnes, MSN, RN, CPHON, CPN, BMTCN
    Clinical Practice Nurse Expert II
    Cancer and Blood Disorders Unit
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital