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Donation Alliance Learning Series

At a Glance

Multi Organ Donation & Allocation

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

Continuing Education Credits

1 CEPTC Credit, 1 Nursing Contact Hour

Multi Organ Donation & Allocation

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT / 11:00am – 12:00pm PDT

Purpose / Goal

The Multi-Organ Transplant allocation policies have led to potential inconsistencies in the organ distribution process. During this webinar, we will delve into the current state of multi-organ allocation, including a review of the associated ethical considerations. We will be joined by Dr. Nicole Turgeon, Vice Chair of the Policy Oversight Committee, who will share insights on current OPTN policy development as well as considerations for future policy development with respect to continuous distribution.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the ethical considerations of multiorgan allocation.
  • Describe the current status of Multiorgan Allocation.
  • Summarize current OPTN Policy Development.
  • Discuss considerations for future policy development in the context of continuous distribution.

Presenters

Nicole Turgeon
Speaker
Nicole Turgeon
MD, FACS
Transplant Director
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and Dell Seton Medical Center

Moderator

Who Does This Benefit?

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.

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