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Transplant Ethics: Discussion and Dilemmas 2016


  • Weekly on Friday and Saturday
  • Starting on: Oct 21, 2016
  • Ending on: Oct 22, 2016
  • 12:00PM - 04:00PM
  • Physicians/Scientists: $525.00, Residents, PAs, NPs: $450.00
  • 800-323-2688
  • Event Website

Description:

This course provides a focus on ethical issues in transplant practice centered around real-world cases and includes multi-disciplinary panel discussions. Topics covered include ethical issues surrounding live donation, high-risk recipients, non-directed living donors, ventricular assisted devices, payment for donation, end of life decisions and more. The course is appropriate for participants interested in clinical ethics and health care providers involved in transplantation, as well as providers from practices that interface with transplant centers such as nephrology and dialysis, cardiology, critical care, hepatology, and pulmonology.

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

- Apply informed ethical principles to complex clinical scenarios involving human organ donation and transplantation.

- Contribute to a multidisciplinary team that is capable of achieving consensus on bioethical controversies that arise in clinical transplantation.

- Identify and discuss the major topics of ethical debate that exist in the field of human organ donation and transplantation.

- Analyze the ethical and legal concepts that shape the current allocation systems for different solid organ transplants from deceased donors in the USA

Speakers: Course Directors: William Sanchez M.D., Kevin I. Reid D.M.D., Richard Sharp Ph.D., Guest Speaker: Benjamin Hippen M.D., Additional speaker information can be found on the website

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