EM2302G "Heart Transplantation using Hearts that Have Stopped: Managing the Emotional Rescue" (IM GR-021023)

Purpose and Overview

To examine the emerging clinical experience and scientific opportunities in organ donation after circulatory death.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the basis of heart donation in modern heart transplant.
  • Understand the unique features of donation after circulatory death.
  • Consider the potential opportunities and challenges associated with DCD hearts.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: First Last, M.D.Ashish Shah, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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