Organ Donation Advanced Seminar for Standardized Clinical Education

When:
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 
8:00am - 5:00pm ET

Where:
The Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree Street Northwest,
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303

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Purpose:
This full-day interactive course, developed and presented by field experts, broadly examines the comprehensive donation and transplant process for the multidisciplinary healthcare team – including early-career critical care providers, residents, fellows, nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, advanced clinicians and early-career OPO professionals. ODASSCE utilizes multiple teaching modalities, including interactive lecture, case scenario and video to address the history of donation and transplantation, as well as the overall system, clinical considerations, administrative processes, roles and responsibilities within the comprehensive organ donation process.

Target Audience:
Early-career critical care providers, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, physicians, attendings, respiratory therapists, advanced clinicians, early-career OPO professionals, administrators, social workers, pastoral care and other healthcare professionals who may be involved in the organ donation process.

Learning Objectives: 
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the historic and present overview of the U.S. organ donation and transplantation system and discuss the legal and ethical considerations.
  • Identify basic characteristics of a potential donor and define the two potential pathways for cadaveric organ donation.
  • Explain both administrative and medical aspects involved in the donation process, such as determination of brain death, donation facilitation in special situations, and the physician role, intensivist and palliative care, in end-of-life care in the ICU.
  • Explain both administrative and medical aspects involved in the donation process, such as determination of brain death, donation facilitation in special situations, and the physician role, intensivist and palliative care, in end-of-life care in the ICU.
  • Discuss the psychosocial and grief resource needs and identify principles of effective communication with a potential donor family.
  • Articulate and describe the factors and practices which contribute to a culture of donation in a hospital system and successful integration of best practices of organ donation into hospital processes, through collaboration between the hospital and organ procurement organization.
  • Describe how organ donation can benefit donors by honoring their wishes and have a positive impact on donor families and transplant recipients.

ODASSCE 2019

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  • Wednesday Sep 04 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • The Westin Peachtree Plaza
    210 Peachtree Street Northwest
    Atlanta, Georgia
    United States
    30303
UA-58501002-1