Transplant Discoveries and Innovation

Minneapolis, MN US
May 13, 2015

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015—SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANTATIONUp to 6.75 continuing education credits available—ACPE UAN 0860-9999-15-002-L01-P

8:00 a.m.

Ethics and Efficacy in Transplant, John R. Lake, MD, and Timothy Pruett, MD

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the topics surounding transplant ethics.
  2. Describe efficacy as it relates to transplant and the power to produce desired results.

9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Auto-Transplantation (TPIAT), Srinath Chinnakotla, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the criteria for pediatric patients to be eligible for TPIAT.
  2. Describe how the process works and the patient outcomes.

9:30 a.m.

Challenges of Donor-Specific Anitbodies and Paired Exchange, Ty Dunn, MD, MS, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain what makes up donor-specific antibodies.
  2. Review how having high donor-specific antibodies affects the patient’s ability to get a transplant.
  3. Describe paired exchange and its impact on increasing the number of transplants.

10:15 a.m.

Focused Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI), Rebecca A. Stepan, MPH, RD, CPHQ, LSSBB, and Michelle James, MS, RN, CNS, CCTN, APRN-BC, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe QAPI in transplant.
  2. Discuss one example of a QAPI project.

11:00 a.m.

Current Management of Cystic Fibrosis, Jordan Dunitz, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss evidence-based therapies for patients with cystic fibrosis.
  2. Discuss appropriate timing of transplant necessary for patients with CF.

11:30 a.m.

Challenges in the Care of Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD), Rade Tomic, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of interstitial lung disease.
  2. Explain the impact of ILD on the posttransplant recovery process.

1:15 p.m.

What’s New in the Treatment of Hepatitis C, Julie Thompson, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the mechinism of action for new hepatitis C virus (HCV) drugs.
  2. Discuss the impact of HCV on liver transplantation.

2:00 p.m.

“Don’t Rule Me Out”—Donor Availability, William D. Payne, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss one new strategy for the medical management of potential organ donors.
  2. Explain why age is no longer a driving factor in being a donor.

3:00 p.m.

Increased Donor Utilization Through Breathing Lung Transplantation Using the Organ Care System (OCS), Gabriel Loor, MD, University of Minnesota Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how the quality of a potential donor lung is improved with ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP).
  2. Explain how EVLP increases the donor pool.

3:45–4:30 p.m.

Adult and Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Cindy M. Martin, MD, University of Minnesota Health, and Rebecca Ameduri, MD, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the unique considerations for a patient with congenital heart disease in heart transplantation.

Target Audience

These materials are intended ONLY for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that attended "Transplant Discoveries and Innovation" held in Minneapolis, Minn., on May 13, 2015.

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Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 ACPE - Pharmacist
Activity opens: 
04/29/2015
Activity expires: 
06/26/2015
Event starts: 
05/13/2015 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/13/2015 - 4:30pm
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McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Available Credit

  • 6.75 ACPE - Pharmacist
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