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Preparing for Adult Heart Allocation Changes

Recording: Approximately 39 minutes

Summary
With the upcoming changes to the adult heart allocation system, many transplant hospitals are wondering what they can do to be prepared to transition their existing patients into the new allocation statuses in the system. UNOS Policy Analyst Kim Uccellini, and heart transplant coordinators Le Ann Stamos and Christine Brenner discuss suggestions for transition plans. This aired as a live webinar on 5/16/2018.

Intended Audience
Transplant professionals in Heart and Heart/Lung programs

Related to Update
Policy Adult Heart Medical Urgency Statuses

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate "Preparing for Adult Heart Allocation Changes" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Heart category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin.

This offering lasts approximately 39 minutes.

Continuing Education Information
As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant 1 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC).

Once you complete the exit survey, your certificate will be available on your transcript.

Questions or Additional Information
Contact your regional administrator for questions about policy requirements
Email unethelpdesk@unos.org or call (800) 978-4334 for UNet questions
Access online help documentation for specific information on UNet applications
Visit UNOS Connect to find webinars, e-learing modules, videos, and other online training resources
Email education@unos.org for questions about educational or training events
Go to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and Transplant Pro websites for additional resources

 

5-31-2018

 

 

UNOS Instructional Offering


Recording - National Liver Review Board Policy: MELD/PELD Exception Scoring
Webinar - National Liver Review Board Policy: New Processes

Recording: Approximately 12 minutes
Webinar: June 25, 2018  1:30 - 2:30 pm EDT

Summary
In June 2017, the OPTN Board of Directors approved policy establising a National Liver Review Board (NLRB), which will be implemented in October 2018. In addition to creating the structure of the NLRB, the policy also establishes a new method of assigning MELD/PELD exception scores for candidates meeting the criteria for standardized exceptions.

  • The recording explains the new MELD/PELD exception scoring
  • The webinar outlines the new review board structure and what members need to know about submitting MELD/PELD exception requests

Intended Audience
Liver Transplant Program

  • Administrators
  • Coordinators
  • Physicians
  • Surgeons

Registration Information
Recording
The recording on MELD/PELD exception scoring, lasting about 12 minutes, is available in UNOS Connect. Locate "LIV107-National Liver Review Board Policy: MELD/PELD Exception Scoring" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Liver category. Register for the offering and click Launch to begin.

Webinar
Registration is open for the webinar on new processes scheduled for June 25, 2018 1:30-2:30 pm ET. Please register ahead of time through UNOS Connect . Find the registration at the top of the Home page or click into the Live Webinar Course Catalog Category. You can also search for course number LIV108.

After registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to get the webinar link.

If you are attending the webinar as part of a group viewing, you must first register in UNOS Connect. This registration will allow us to award you credit.

This event will be recorded and posted to UNOS Connect within seven business days of the live event. If you miss the webinar, login to UNOS Connect to watch it on demand.

Continuing Education Information
As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant 0.25 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC) for the 12 minute recording and 1.0 CEPTC for the webinar.

Once you view the courses and complete the exit surveys, your certificates will be available on your transcript.

Questions
Email education@unos.org

 

5-17-2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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