Brain Death Declaration: Moving Toward Better Quality and Uniformity – The Physicians' Perspective

When:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm ET/ 11:00am - 12:30pm PT           

Purpose/Goal:

The goal of this webinar is to prepare physicians to accurately and consistently declare brain death through the uniform application of the American Academy of Neurology Practice Parameters and to educate critical care personnel who assist in or observe the process.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the steps needed to perform the clinical brain death examination and apnea test.
  • Implement strategies to aid the completion of a brain death exam according to the AAN Practice Parameters.
  • Identify the prerequisites and ancillary tests required or recommended to declare brain death.
  • Develop a process to accurately document the declaration of brain death.
  • Assess the significance and impact of inconsistent state laws on the declaration of death.

Moderator/Speakers:

  • David M. Greer, MD, MA, FCCM, FAHA, FNCS, FAAN, FANA
  • J. Javier Provencio, MD, FCCM, FAAN, FNCS
  • Fernando D. Goldenberg, MD
  • TBD (Moderator)

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Target Audience:
Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses (particularly critical care and emergency room 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. 

CME - AdventHealth Tampa is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AdventHealth Tampa designed this educational activity for a max of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians need to attest that they have viewed the entire webinar in order to receive credits. The planners/presenters of this CME activity have nothing to disclose regarding financial or other conflicts of interest related to the topics presented. 

 

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Webinar - Brain Death Declaration: Moving Toward Better Quality and Uniformity – The Physicians' Perspective

  • Wednesday Nov 13 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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