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National Liver Review Board Policy: MELD/PELD Exception Scoring


Summary
The National Liver Review Board (NLRB) will be implemented in early 2019. 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. This offering explains the new MELD/PELD exception scoring that will be implemented with NLRB. A separate, live event on December 13 will explain the operation of the NLRB and the new process of submitting exception requests. We recommend completing this course on MELD/PELD exception scoring before viewing the webinar.

Intended Audience
Liver Transplant Program: Administrators, Coordinators, Physicians, Surgeons

Accessing the Course
This offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate 'National Liver Review Board Policy: MELD/PELD Exception Scoring' or course number LIV107 in the UNOS Connect course catalog Liver category. Register for the offering and click 'Launch' to begin.

This course is approximately 12 minutes.

Continuing Education Information
As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant .25 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC).

Once you view the course and 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-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

12-6-2018

 

 

UNOS Instructional Offering


National Liver Review Board Policy: New Processes

Recording: Approximately 47 minutes

Summary
In June 2017, the OPTN Board of Directors approved policy establishing a National Liver Review Board (NLRD). Subsequently, in December 2018, the Board approved revisions removing donation service area (DSA) and region from the NLRB policy in order to satisfy requirements of the OPTN Final Rule. This offering outlines the new review board structure and explains what members need to know about submitting MELD/PELD exception requests, the appeals process, and how existing exceptions and unresolved forms will be transitioned.

Intended Audience
Liver Transplant Program: Administrators, Coordinators, Physicians, Surgeons

Recording
A recording of the live webinar is now available in UNOS Connect. Locate course number LIV108, "National Liver Review Board Policy: New Processes" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Liver category. Register for the offering and click Launch to begin. This offering lasts approximately 47 minutes.

Continuing Education Information
As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant 1.0 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC).

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

Questions or Additional Information
Email member.questions@unos.org or call (844-395-4428 for questions about OPTN policy
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 Email
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

 

 




12-27-2018