Expanding the Donor Pool Through Utilization of Perceived Marginal Organs

When:
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm ET/ 11:00am - 12:00pm PT         

Purpose/Goal:

The ongoing disparity between the number of candidates on the national waitlist and the number of organs being transplanted continues to be a critical issue for the transplant community. This has resulted in innovative organ offer approaches and practices to expand the donor pool through inclusion of organs that would otherwise be discarded. This webinar will focus on the use of donors identified with a transmissible infection specifically, HIV and Hep C positive organs.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of utilizing HIV positive donors to improve organ utilization and expand the donor pool.
  • Discuss the implications of utilizing HIV positive donors in living donation.
  • Identify next steps for HIV donors with respect to future practices and innovative approaches.
  • Distinguish the different types of Hepatitis C organ offers.
  • Explain the impact on waitlist time and transplant rate for programs who have started taking Hep C NAT positive organs for NAT negative recipients.
  • Outline the financial considerations for accepting Hep C NAT positive organ for NAT negative recipients.

Moderator/Speakers:

  • Dory Segev, MD PHD
  • Heather O’ Dell MSN, ANP-BC, NEA-BC, MMHC
  • Lindsay Smith, RN, MSN (Moderator)

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Target Audience:
Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.

Continuing Education:
CEPTC - The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance is offering 1.0 Category I CEPTC credit from the American Board for Transplant Certification. Certified clinical transplant and procurement coordinators and certified clinical transplant nurses seeking CEPTC credit must complete the evaluation form within 30 days of viewing the recording.

Nursing - The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance is offering 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for this offering, approved by The California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17117. 

 

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Webinar - Expanding the Donor Pool Through Utilization of Perceived Marginal Organs

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  • Tuesday July 14 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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