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The When, What, and How for Successful Informed Consent of Transmissible Diseases

Recording: Approximately 30 minutes

Summary
This offering reviews changes made that clarify the policy language related to informed consent of transmissible disease risk. It outlines policy compliance requirements, and shares some effective practices for improving candidate education on transmissible disease risk.

Intended Audience
Transplant hospital staff: Coordinators, Physicians, Surgeons, Quality staff, and anyone who would be conducting education on transmissible disease.

Related to Update:
Policy OPTN Policies 5.5 Host OPO and Transplant Hospital Requirements for Positive Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infectious Disease Results, 15.3 Informed Consent of Transmissible Disease Risk, 15.3 A Donors with Additional Risk Identified Pre-transplant, and 15.3 B Donors at Increased Risk for Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens.

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate "The When, What, and How for Successful Informed Consent of Transmissible Diseases" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Patient Safety category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin.
This offering lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Continuing Education Information
As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant 0.5 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC).

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-learning 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

Interesed in Educational Offerings?
Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.


8-17-2018

 

UNOS Instructional Offering


Adult Heart Allocation: OPO Impact

Recording

Summary
The new adult heart allocation system will impact OPOs; find out how by viewing this document.

Intended Audience
OPO Staff and Administrators:

Related to Update:
Policy Adult Heart Allocation

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

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-learning 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

Interested in Educational Offerings?
Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.

 

8-17-2018

 

UNOS Instructional Offering


Clarifying Extra Vessels Policies

Recorded as PDF

Summary
This offering describes the changes in requirements for reporting the sharing of extra vessels as well as for the verificaton of extra vessels when used in a transplant-related procedure. It reviews the alignment of policy language with the OPTN Final Rule and some of the exceptions in policy specifically related to extra vessels.

Intended Audience
Transplant coordinators and administrators, OR staff/nurses, Blood/tissue bank staff, surgeons; OPO staff: recovery coordinators and recovery surgeons.
(Transplant centers will be responsible for the training of staff in the OR or in-house blood/tissue bank)

Related to Update:
Policy

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate the infographic titled "Clarifying Extra Vessels Policies" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Patient Safety category (SFT 101-D). Click the register button to access the PDF.

Questions
Please contact:

  • UNOS Professional Education at education@unos.org for instructional questions
  • Regional Administrators at (804) 782-4800 for policy questions
  • UNet help desk at (800) 978-4334

Interested in Educational Offerings?
Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.

 

8-17-2018

 

 

UNOS Instructional Offering


You've Got What I Need: Partnerships for Better Donor Collaboration & Coordination

Recording: Approximately 9.17 minutes

Summary
This offering is a continuation of the Transplant Coordinators Learning Series. It emphasizes effective practices to facilitate donor management and organ allocation. These practices are intended to help coordinators develop and improve ways to enhance communication and collaboration between transplant center and OPO Coordinators without compromising recipient outcomes.

Intended Audience
Transplant and OPO Coordinators, Quality Personnel, Hospital Development liaisons

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate "You've Got What I Need: Partnerships for Better Donor Collaboration & Coordination" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Quality/Effective Practices category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin.

This offering lasts approximately 9.17 minutes.

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-learning 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

 

8-17-2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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