2019 Organ Preservation Symposium: Core Curriculum for New Preservation Professionals

Mar 12, 2019 08:00am -
Mar 13, 2019 05:00pm

Event Description

Organ Preservation Symposium: Core Curriculum for New Preservation Professionals               

This course is targeted to the Preservation Professional with less than one year of experience in the field. It is designed to educate the new professional in the role and responsibilities of an organ preservationist/organ recovery coordinator. The objective of the course is to provide exposure to all aspects of an organ preservationist's responsibilities. The first day is designed with instructional sessions covering the topics outlined below. The second day is a hands-on laboratory experience utilizing kidney pumps.

Day 1:

  • Overview: Roles and Responsibilities
  • Basic Techniques and Or Set-up
  • Organ Recovery: Pre-operative Phase
  • Organ Recovery: Intraoperative Phase
  • Anatomy
  • Specimen Collection
  • Packaging, Labeling, and Shipping

Day 2:

This day will be dedicated entirely to a hands-on laboratory experience giving attendees the opportunity to use the LifePort Kidney Pump and the WAVES System with actual kidneys. It will allow attendees to experience the differences in the two systems and gain practice in putting kidneys on a pump. Facilitators will be representatives from ORS and Waters.

Event Type:Education
Category:Educational Seminar
Early registration ends on Nov 26, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Nov 27, 2018 and ends on Mar 08, 2019.
Late registration starts on Mar 09, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Organ Preservation Symposium (Learning Sessions and Lab)
Member Fee: $795.00$795.00$795.00
Non-Member Fee: $995.00$995.00$995.00