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We are excited to once again offer
THE definitive course
on the fundamentals of transplantation!

Why should you attend? Whether you are just launching your career in the fields of transplantation and oncology or have been managing transplant/cancer patients for years, this accredited educational activity is designed to deliver the information you need to care for and/or manage this patient population.

This activity is designed for members of the interprofessional health care team. Content has been developed to promote collaborative practice in health care delivery by providing a broad range of topics for a variety of learners. Our course faculty consists of leading medical practitioners from prominent transplant and cancer programs throughout the country.

During the two-day event, faculty will discuss the keys to successful management of patients through a comprehensive overview for each of the transplant phases, from evaluation to discharge and beyond. You will learn about the latest in pharmaceuticals, infectious disease, immunotherapy for cancer, immune tolerance, chronic kidney disease, congenital heart disease, mechanical assist devices for heart failure, and psychosocial issues in transplant recipients, along with trends in organ and blood/marrow transplantation. You will also discover the roles of a variety of organizations, such as the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Organ Procurement Transplant Network (OPTN), and the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).

Here's what past attendees have to say about their experience at Essentials of Transplant Management.

Need CE Credits?
Earn up to 13.25 continuing education credits at this conference.

Registration Fee $310

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Mark your calendar and register today! Attend this year's conference to learn, earn CE credits, network and have fun!

Targeted audience*

“Transplantation: Essentials of Solid Organ and Blood/Marrow Transplant Management for the Health Care Team” is intended for beginner- and intermediate-level health care practitioners that are responsible for the care of transplant/oncology patients or the management of their benefits and need to gain or enhance their fundamental knowledge and understanding of transplant medicine. It is designed to improve interprofessional collaborative practice in health care delivery.

  • Case Managers
  • Managed Care Nurses
  • Physicians / Medical Directors
  • Nurses / Nurse Practitioners
  • PAs
  • Pharmacists / Pharmacy Technicians
  • Transplant Coordinators /
    Hematopoietic Transplant Coordinators
  • Social Workers
  • Medical Management Staff
  • Reinsurance Managers
  • Utilization Review Staff

** Refer to the Continuing Education page for a listing of certifications that have been applied for and/or approved for this conference.

The instructional level of the educational activity is beginner to intermediate.

Conference educational objectives

After completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the use of blood/marrow transplantation in adult and pediatric patients, including indications, complications, and pre- and posttransplant patient management strategies;
  • Recognize advanced approaches in cancer treatments to include immunotherapy;
  • Identify indications and pre- and posttransplant management in organ transplantation, as well as emerging trends in the field to include immune tolerance;
  • Discuss the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration among the health care teams to maximize outcomes in transplant and cancer recipients;
  • State the roles of the NMDP, OPTN, and UNOS;
  • Outline the mechanisms of rejection, acute and chronic graft-vs.-host disease (GVHD), and other posttransplant infections and complications in the transplant recipient;
  • Describe immunosuppressive regimens used in organ and blood/marrow transplantation;
  • Review the psychosocial issues related to transplantation in children and adolescent young adults; and
  • Discuss current research and best-practice standards that offer management strategies for congenital heart disease, chronic kidney disease, and heart failure.
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