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Re-Intubation and Ventilation of Donation after Circulatory Death Donors

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

Continuing Education Credits

Re-Intubation and Ventilation of Donation after Circulatory Death Donors

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT / 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT

Purpose / Goal

The Alliance Virtual Town hall series is established to highlight successful OPO and Transplant program relationships and the resulting donation and transplant outcomes, sharing model elements from which others may emulate successful practices.

Please join us to discover how Gift of Life Michigan was able to minimize the use of anesthesiologists and decrease expenses by re-intubating and ventilating lungs during donation after circulatory death (DCD). This topic was the peer-voted winner of the 2019 National Donor Management Summit abstract poster competition.

Learning Objectives

Key Objectives:

  • Identify three factors needed to establish and initiate this program.
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of Organ Procurement Organization (OPO), hospital staff and recovery surgeon for collaborative practice.
  • Understand the cost savings realized by re-intubating and ventilation of DCD donors by OPO coordinators.
  • Be able design a similar program in your OPO.

Presenters

Ashley Brown
Speaker
Ashley Brown
RN, BSN, MSA, CPTC
Manager of Clinical Services
Gift of Life Michigan

Moderator

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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