Session Details

I will attend the TRANSPLANT Track
(Event: 2019 Introductory Course)

Nov 05, 2019 1:00pm - Nov 08, 2019 12:30pm
Session Type: Workshop 1

Description

CARE OF THE TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT

PURPOSE & GOALS

To provide basic instruction to the transplant professional. The course provides a common background of knowledge and skills among transplant professionals that will pro- mote high standards of care for the transplant recipient. The ultimate goal of the course is to promote high-quality care for the patient population served by the transplant professional.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

  • Identify the key concepts in immunology as related to transplantation.

  • Discuss the evaluation process, wait list management, peri-operative and post-operative care of thetrans- plant recipient.

  • Identify current immunosuppressive protocols utilized in the transplant population.

  • Review the short-term and long-term complications for the transplant recipient.

  • Discuss the selection process, evaluation andpost- operative care of the living donor.

  • Discuss the rehabilitation process of the transplant recipient.

  • Examine the roles of the transplant professional.

  • Identify techniques utilized in teaching the adult learner.