Loading Events

OnDemand

The Alliance Advancement Series
Allocation
Transplant Alliance Learning Series

At a Glance

Liver & Kidney Allocation: The Impact of Acuity Circles on Access, Utilization, and Transplant Center Practices
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Continuing Education Credits

1 CEPTC Credit, 1 Nursing Contact Hour

NOTICE: The link and password for this on-demand recording may be shared with colleagues within your organization. Downloading, replicating or otherwise publicly sharing this recording is strictly prohibited.

Webinar Evaluations & Certificates

*Claim any time within 12 months from the date of the webinar.

**Must be claimed within 30 calendar days of watching the recording

Thank you for viewing our On-Demand webinar! Please follow these step-by-step instructions to obtain your desired certificate and note some of the nuances of the site that you will be using:

  1. Select your desired certificate by clicking on the appropriate button. If you want multiple certificates select each button.
  2. Follow the steps on each page.
  3. Once all steps have been completed an invoice will be generated. Disregard this invoice.
  4. A copy of your certificate will be emailed to you and available in your portal account. To obtain your certificate from your portal account, log into your portal account and go to “My Account” and select “Certificates.”
  5. If you do not have a profile, one will be generated for you when you complete the evaluation and your log-in details will be emailed to you.
  6. For nursing – please make sure to save your confirmation email as well as your certificate.

Original Webinar Information

In the past several years, efforts to address geographic disparities in access to transplantation through the implementation of acuity circles for liver and kidney allocation has changed the landscape of organ availability and distribution for transplant centers. This program will highlight the impact of the allocation changes on access to transplantation, waitlist and post-transplant outcomes, and organ utilization. Throughout the discussion, we will also highlight the challenges faced by transplant centers under the new allocation rules, and the adaptations that transplant centers have made to maximize efficiency and success in the current environment.

  1. Describe the impact of allocation based on acuity circles on access to transplantation, waitlist and post-transplant outcomes, and organ utilization.
  2. Outline the various ways that transplant centers have adjusted practices, including organ offer review and acceptance, recovery and transportation logistics, staffing, and waitlist management under the revised allocation system.
Julia Foutz
Speaker
Julia Foutz
MPH
Research Scientist
United Network for Organ Sharing
Profile SethWaits 2016
Speaker
Seth Waits
MD
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan Health

Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.