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Hep C Donors to Hep C Naive Recipients


June 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm EST

Speaker:  Cameron Wolfe, MBBS(Hons), MPH, FIDSA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center

Summary:
Advances in hepatitis C therapy has allowed the transplant community to look toward utilization of organs from hepatitis C viremic donors to expand the organ pool. Use of such grafts for hepatitis C-negative patients is being evaluated and debated, and early trial data are emerging. Please join us as we discuss current trends in the transplant community to increase the organ donor pool through the utilization of Hep C positive organs.

Learning Objectives:

  1. describe the current lnadscape of the US opiate epidemic and HCV in deceased donors

  2. describe the clinical presentation, and potential issues associated with acute hepatitis C infection in a SOT recipient

  3. describe therapeutic cure strategies employed post transplant for recipient of D+/R- NAT+ donors.


Target Audience:
All Transplant Professionals

 

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Upcoming 2019 Webinars

First Person Authorization Discards
Joint webinar with Donate Life America
August 15, 2019

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The State of VCA
Speaker:  Gerald Brandacher, MD
September 19, 2019

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Family Approach and Authorization
Speakers:  Wendy Garrison and Jill Stinebring
October 17, 2019

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Living Organ Donation and Informed Consent in the United States: Strategies to Improve the Process
Speaker: Macey Henderson
November 21, 2019

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Dermatology
Speaker:  Kelly Bryce, MD
December 19, 2019

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Continuing Education:

NATCO will award continuing education certificates to participants who attend this webinar. CE records are maintained by the NATCO Executive Office for a period of seven years. This program has been approved by the American Board for Transplant Certification for 1.0 Category 1 CEPTC.

Members may register at no cost. There is a fee of $35.00 for non-members.

We encourage your organization to register as a group. You may have an unlimited number of attendees per connection. Please designate one person as the group leader. Only the group leader registers. The group leader will be responsible for verifying the attendance of members of the group for the purpose of distributing CE credits.

 

 

Updated 4-2-2019