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The Alliance Conversation Series
COVID+ Donors: Considerations & Controversies

Presented on: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

The Alliance Conversation Series brings you cost-free, fast-paced collaborative opportunities that highlight successful donation and transplantation practices across the country. Through shared insight, multidisciplinary experts identify solutions to critical challenges affecting the community of practice and actively share them for open discussion and broader knowledge of effective practices.

Sessions are designed to be approximately 30-45 minutes in length and encourage real-time feedback and participation from viewers.

Overview: In this session, we will discuss the risks for transmission of COVID to recipients of organs from donors with a history of or active COVID which are not fully understood. The goals are to discuss under what specific conditions might it be appropriate to use organs from COVID+ donors, and to describe the potential benefits vs risks.

  • Summarize data on use of donors with positive SARS-CoV test results.
  • Describe current guidelines regarding the use of COVID+ donors.
  • List potential risks for use of organs from COVID+ donors.
Ajit Limaye
Ajit Limaye
Professor of Medicine & Laboratory Medicine, Director, Solid-Organ Transplant Infectious Disease Program, Department of Medicine
UW Medicine

Transplant Center Professionals, Surgeons, Organ Procurement Organization Professionals, Quality Improvement Professionals and Leadership, OPO and Transplant Center Leadership, Directors, Managers, Clinicians, Front-line staff and individuals interested in improving relationships between OPO and Transplant programs

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education credits are no longer available for this learning opportunity.

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