Title Category Credit Event date Cost
Essentials of Oncology, Solid Organ and Blood/Marrow Transplant Management for the Health Care Team
  • Transplantation
  • Disease Management
  • Oncology
03/23/2020 $0.00 Whether you are just launching your career in the fields of transplantation or oncology or you have been managing transplant or cancer patients for years, this accredited two-day conference is designed to deliver the information you need for the care and management of these patient populations.Faculty consisting of leading medical practitioners from prominent transplant and cancer programs will discuss  the keys to optimize the management/benefits of individuals with cancer and/or undergoing organ or blood/marrow transplant.
Diagnosing and Documenting Dementia
  • Older Adults
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • APA
  • ASWB
  • Attendance
$0.00 Activity descriptionDementia is a disorder that is characterized by a decline in cognition involving one or more cognitive domains such as learning and memory, language, executive function, complex attention, perceptual-motor and social cognition. Causes of dementia can be reversible, or they can be irreversible and progressive. There are many factors that can cause symptoms of dementia. Potentially reversible dementia symptoms include those caused by depression, stroke, traumatic brain injury and certain medications.
Liver Transplantation for Patients with Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Transplantation
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - Ethics
$0.00 Activity descriptionWith advances in the prevention and therapy of viral hepatitis, the percentage of patients with alcohol-associated liver disease requiring liver transplantation is increasing with a growing recognition of liver transplantation as a rescue therapy for individuals with severe alcoholic hepatitis (AH) not responding to medical therapy. Treatment guidelines adopted by most liver transplantation centers require a six-month period of alcohol abstinence and counseling prior to candidacy for liver replacement.
Opportunistic Infections in the Immunocompromised
  • Transplantation
  • Infectious disease
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionOpportunistic infections are infections that occur more often or are more severe in individuals with weakened immune systems than in people with healthy immune systems. Immunocompromised individuals are at high risk for developing opportunistic infections that can potentially be fatal. This session will discuss causes for immunosuppression and the variety of opportunistic infections—including bacterial, viral and fungal—that immunocompromised individuals can develop.Provided byThis activity is provided by OptumHealth Education.
Increasing Kidneys for Transplantation: Decreasing Discards
  • Transplantation
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionApproximately 12 people die each day waiting for a kidney transplant while about 10 kidneys are discarded daily. A recent report that focused on decreasing the number of discarded kidneys provides the first systematic nationwide approach to reducing kidney discards. The “Report of National Kidney Foundation Consensus Conference to Decrease Kidney Discards” is the result of a year-long effort with leading transplantation experts in the United States devoted to solving the kidney utilization problem.
Blood/Marrow Transplant for Autoimmune Disease
  • Transplantation
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionAutoimmune diseases are caused by an overactive immune system that targets the patient’s own cells. Most individuals with autoimmune disorders respond to conventional drug therapies; however, conventional drug therapies are not curative. Although not all autoimmune diseases can be treated with a blood/marrow transplant (BMT), the primary concept underlying use of a BMT for these diseases is that ablating and “resetting” the immune system can alter the disease process.
Pediatric Blood/Marrow Transplant Overview
  • Transplantation
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionA blood/marrow transplant (BMT) is a treatment for children with certain types of cancer or other diseases. The goal of BMT is to treat or cure disease, which can include various types of pediatric cancers, disorders of the blood and immune system, and a wide variety of other rare disorders and syndromes. This session will highlight the different sources for blood/marrow transplants and discuss the indications, risks, benefits, and outcomes.Provided byThis activity is provided by OptumHealth Education.
Updates on Heart Failure Management
  • Transplantation
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionInnovations in Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) for End-stage Heart Failure
Normothermic Liver Preservation: Current Status and Future Directions
  • Transplantation
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionLiver transplantation is severely limited by the shortage of donor organs and, in addition, many potential donor organs cannot be used because suboptimal livers do not tolerate conventional cold storage. Normothermic machine perfusion (NMP) is an emerging technology that has the potential to transform liver preservation and the field of transplantation. This presentation will discuss the role of NMP as a tool to assess graft viability and its potential impact on liver transplant waiting list mortality.
Psychosocial Evaluation of Adult Cardiothoracic Transplant Candidates and Candidates for Long-term Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Transplantation
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Activity descriptionThe psychosocial evaluation is well-recognized as an important component of the multifaceted assessment process to determine candidacy for cardiothoracic transplantation and long-term mechanical circulatory support. Due to the lack of a consensus-based set of recommendations for psychosocial assessment during the evaluation, a committee composed of international experts representing the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) and collaborating societies was formed.

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