2018 Texas Transplantation Society Annual Scientific Meeting (JS1807C)

July 26, 2018 to July 29, 2018

This two and a half day meeting encompasses topics in solid organ transplantation (i.e. kidney, liver, lung, heart, and pancreas) as well as bone marrow transplantation, histocompatibility and immunology. The meeting is regional in scope. While most of the attendees are members from one of the transplant programs in Texas and Oklahoma, non-members and out-of-state attendees are also invited to participate.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, registered nurses, transplant and procurement coordinators, HLA lab directors and staff, social workers, transplant administrators, and others involved in solid organ and bone marrow donation, procurement, and transplantation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize and apply the allocation rules for kidney transplantation in the post Kidney Allocation System era
  2. Review the 2016 liver redistricting proposal and discuss the expected outcome of implementing the proposal.
  3. Synopsize the differences between MELD (Model for end stage liver disease) and PELD (pediatric end stage model).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.75 AMA
  • 14.75 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
07/27/2018
Course expires: 
07/29/2019
Event starts: 
07/26/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
07/29/2018 - 12:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Eilan Hotel
San Antonio, TX
United States

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Transplantation Society. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, “Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis,” has been designated by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for 1 credit in medical ethics and/or responsibility.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Available Credit

  • 14.75 AMA
  • 14.75 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/27/2018
Course expires: 
07/29/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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