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Investigating the Variations in Donation after Circulatory Death Hospital Policies in a Single Donor Service Area

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

Continuing Education Credits

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Investigating the Variations in Donation after Circulatory Death Hospital Policies in a Single Donor Service Area

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT / 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

Purpose / Goal

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.

The Alliance is not an advocacy organization and always intends to maintain an objective and unbiased perspective.

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

Overview: Historically, there has been wide variation among hospital policies for donation after circulatory death (DCD) processes. With more DCD donors as well as more organs from DCD donors being utilized, it is time to revisit the variability in DCD hospital policies. Our speaker will explain what methods were utilized in this study, results, and conclusions on how the study can help to impact DCD donation outcomes.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the standard elements of donation after circulatory death hospital policies
  • Summarize the areas in which donation after circulatory death policies vary
  • Compare current hospital policies with recommendations on best practices for hospital policy development

Presenters

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Speaker
Anji Wall
MD, PhD.
Abdominal Transplant Surgeon
Baylor Simmons Transplant Institute

Moderator

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Moderator
Erin Vines
B.S.
Clinical Research Associate
Southwest Transplant Alliance
Who Does This Benefit?

Transplant Center Professionals, 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.

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