Continuing Education for Nurses: Past Education Courses
Advanced Concepts In Solid Organ Transplantation
This course is designed for transplant clinicians who are interested in expanding their practice and understanding of processes involved in an organ transplant program.
The course will focus on various aspects of care and processes that contribute to positive outcomes for this patient population. Topics included throughout the day: deceased donor evaluation process, factors affecting organ allocation, psychosocial screening tools utilized during evaluation of potential solid organ recipients, and methodologies utilized in personalization of educational plans for each recipient.
The course will also cover commonly used immunosuppressive drugs utilized in various stages of post-transplantation to prevent rejection.
The course is appropriate for bedside practitioners as well as transplant coordinators who wish to receive credit toward transplant coordinator certification.
Describe at least 2 quality outcome indicators (CUSUM) that help predict success of transplant programs and how to plan on improving outcomes
Identify the role of the transplant coordinator in helping achieve excellent patient outcomes and program success
Outline best practices for psychosocial patient assessment and selection process for transplant recipients
Articulate the role and impact of living donor coordinator in management of transplantations for participants in National Kidney Registry
Differentiate and design individual education plans for patients and consideration of cultural, medical and education variations
Identify the commonly used drugs for induction therapy, maintenance therapy and reversal of an established rejection episodes in various organ transplant recipients