C-ing the Future: Medical, Ethical, and Financial Considerations of Hepatitis C Transplants

When:
Thursday, November 21, 2019
3:00-4:00pm ET/ 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT           

Purpose/Goal:

Recent studies have highlighted the success of HCV-positive to HCV-negative transplants thus proving the effectiveness of anti-HCV therapy in the post-transplant setting. This course will provide an overview of the history of HCV+ to HCV- transplants, the current landscape and knowledge, and the considerations of operationalizing this into routine care. Join us to hear from Dr. David Goldberg and Dr. Peter Reese, co-leaders in the THINKER, USHER, and SHELTER trials which were pilot studies focused on transplanting organs from HCV-infected donors into HCV-negative recipients.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Explain the published data on transplanting organs from HCV-viremic donors into HCV-negative patients.
  • Discuss the ethical and financial barrier to broad implementation of transplanting organs from HCV-viremic donors into HCV-negative patients.

Moderator/Speakers:

  • David Goldberg, MD, MSCE
  • Randy Sung (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 - C-ing the Future: Medical, Ethical, and Financial Considerations of Hepatitis C Transplants

  • Thursday Nov 21 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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