Referrals on the Rise: Strategies for Improving Timely Organ Referrals

When:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
2:00-3:00pm ET/ 11:00am - 12:00pm PT         

Purpose/Goal:

[The primary component of a successful organ, tissue, or eye donation and transplant is the initial referral from the donor hospital. However, in a fast-paced hospital setting, sometimes the clinical triggers are overlooked, causing untimely or even missed referrals. This webinar will review strategies for nursing education and ways to optimize the use of the hospital’s electronic medical record system in the referral process. With the innovative use of key systems that are already in place in the hospital, untimely and missed referrals can be greatly reduced or even eradicated.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the challenges associated with timely Organ, Tissue and Eye referrals in the hospital setting.
  • Explain the impact of missed/untimely referrals to the OPO.
  • List key elements of OPO Hospital Development in the referral process.
  • Describe the best practices used by high performing hospitals to ensure timely referral notification.

Moderator/Speakers:

  • Andrew Mullins
  • Anne Willingham, MT(ASCP), CCTC
  • Michelle “Mike” Eckhard, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC
  • Kathy Warhola (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 - Referrals on the Rise: Strategies for Improving Timely Organ Referrals

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  • Tuesday Sep 10 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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