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DLA Free Webinar Series


Engaging Our Clinical Partners
in Meaningful Collaborations To Promote Donation

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
2:00-3:00 pm ET

Summary
Find out how the Donate Life flag is put into action at donor hospitals and transpalnt centers, and hear form peers who have created dedicated donor memorials at their hospitals.

Speakers:
Shanna Puente, Marketing Communications Coordinator, University Transpalnt Center from University Health System

  • Hear how this San Antonio transplant center has created a culture of donation within its entire health system trhough their creative use of the Donate Life flag, their donor memorial programs and a thoughtful donor quilt program

Betsy Miner-Swartz, Communications Specialist, Gift of Life Michigan

  • Betsy will share information on Hurley Medical Center's inexpenisve and beloved donor memorial board in Flint, MI

Rebecca Williams, Hospital Services Associate, Gift of Life Michigan

  • Rebecca will present on "New Darn," a tribute to donors at Beaumont Health in Deerborn, MI


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11-3-2017

 

UNOS


Adult Heart Allocation Policy Revisions - Recorded Webinar

Recording
Approximately 52 minutes

Summary
Dr. Ryan Davies and Kim Uccellini explain what to expect with expanded medical urgency statuses for adult heart allocation. They reviewed policy changes and the rationale behind them in this recorded webinar.

Intended Audience
Transplant professionals in Heart and Heart/Lung programs

Related to Update (delete if N/A):
Policy: Adult Heart Medical Urgency Statuses

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate 'Adult Heart Policy Revisions" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Heart category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin.
This offering lasts approximately 52 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 pass the assessment and complete the exit survey, your certificate will be available on your transcript.

You must pass the assessment in order to receive a certificate. You must receive a passing score of 80% to receive a "pass" status on UNOS Connect. After three completion attempts, you will be required to re-register for the entire course. Don't forget to complete the exit survey in UNOS Connect. In order to view your certificate in your transcript, you must complete the survey.

Questions
Please contact:

  • UNOS Instructional Innovations at education@unos.org, for instructional questions.
  • Regional Administrator, at (804) 782-4800, for policy questions.
  • UNet help desk at (800) 978-4334

Interested in additional instructional offerings?

Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.

11-3-2017

 

 

 

UNOS


HCC Auto Approval Criteria Changes

Recording
Approximately 12 minutes

Summary
In December 2016 the OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors approved changes to help align policy regarding exceptions for liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with National Liver Review Board (NLRB) and Enhancing Liver Distribution efforts. The new policy, scheduled for implementation in December 2017, establishes an alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) threshold as well as eligibility criteria for candidates with lesions suitable for downstaging. This recording provides information on the changes in criteria for automatic approval of HCC exceptions.

Intended Audience

  • Transplant Administrators
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Data Coordinators
  • Quality/Compliance Staff
  • Transplant Surgeons
  • Hepatologists
  • Radiologists
  • Liver Review Board

Related to Update:
*Policy 9.3.F; Candidates with Hepatocellular Carcinoma
*UNet system change in Waitlist

Objectives:
Upon completion of this session, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the new criteria for automatic approval of HCC exception requests
  • Enter new requirements on candidates' MELD/PELD Exception Score Request Forms

Recording
This event will be recorded and posted to UNOS Connect.

Registration Information
A new instructional offering is now available in UNOS Connect. Locate "HCC Auto Approval Criteria Changes" in the UNOS Connect course catalog Liver category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin. This offering lasts 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 pass the assessment and complete the exit survey, your certificate will be available on your transcript.

You must pass the assessment in order to receive a certificate. You must receive a passing score of 80% to receive a "pass" status on UNOS Connect. After three completion attempts, you will be required to re-register for the entire course. Don't forget to complete the exit survey in UNOS Connect. In order to view your certificate in your transcript, you must complete the survey.

Questions
Please contact:

  • UNOS Instructional Innovations at education@unos.org, for instructional questions.
  • Regional Administrator, at (804) 782-4800, for policy questions.
  • UNOS Help desk at (800) 978-4334 for technical questions.

Interested in additional instructional offerings?

Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.

10-27-2017

 

 

UNOS


Updating the Patient Safety Contact List

Recording
Approximately 8:38 minutes

Summary
This module explains how an individual can change the Patient Safety Contact information for the contacts at their institution.

Intended Audience
OPOs-patient safety contacts
Transplant Hospitals-patient safety contacts
Security Administrators for OPOs and Transplant Hospitals

Objectives:
After hearing this audio recording, participants will be able to:

  • Update Patient Safety contact information
  • Print a report of all Patient Safety contacts

Recording
A new instructional offering is available in UNOS Connect. Locate 'Updating the Patient Safety Contact List' in the UNOS Connect course catalog UNet or System category. Register for the offering and click Entrance Survey to begin
This offering lasts approximately 8:38 minutes.

Questions
Please contact:

  • UNOS Instructional Innovations at education@unos.org, for instructional questions.
  • Regional Administrator, at (804) 782-4800, for policy questions.

Interested in additional instructional offerings?

Please visit UNOS Connect for more offerings.

10-16-2017

 

 

 

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