Controversies in Transplantation 2023
March 2 – 5, 2023
This program is designed for healthcare professionals who provide patient care at all levels in transplantation. The course is designed for, but not limited to surgeons, hepatologists, nephrologists, nurses, social workers, and pharmacists. The University of Colorado faculty and guest speakers will address controversial topics in transplantation, organ allocation, and normothermic perfusion.
At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
- Analyze and critique national performance metrics for liver and kidney transplantation
- Evaluate the role of normothermic regional perfusion in donation after circulatory death
- Identify ways of increasing donor acceptance offers for kidney and liver transplantation
- Examine the ethical issues and risks of xenotransplantation
- Debate continuous distribution in respect to the balance of geographic equity vs harming utility.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This live activity has been approved by the American Board of Transplant Certification, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education for Category, 16.5 CEPTCs.
March 2: Young Investigator's Forum
March 3-5: Controversies in Transplantation
Early registration deadline is February 15, 2023. Registration to the Controversies in Transplantation includes the Hepatology Young Investigators Forum on March 2, 2023.