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Past webinars:

2019 Webinars

June 2019 – Healthcare Transitions: Lessons from the Field

May 2019 – Confronting Stigma: The Impact of Substance Use on Organ Transplantation

May 2019 – Bridging the Organ Gap: Breakthroughs in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

May 2019 – Anatomy of a Donation Champion

April 2019 – Why Does Social Support Matter for Transplant?

April 2019 – A Breath of Fresh Air: Approaches to Doubling Lung Utilization

March 2019 – Successful Post-Operative Pain Management Using an Opioid-Sparing Regimen

March 2019 – Missed Signals: Navigating a Difficult Phone Conversation

February 2019 – Navigating the Waters of Post-Transplant Nutrition: How to Help Patients Stay Afloat

February 2019 – Pediatric Organ Donation and Donor Management

January 2019 – Detecting Rejection Without Biopsies: Are We There Yet?

January 2019 – Code Donation: Going from Resistance to Assistance in Honoring First Person Authorization

  • 2018 Webinars

    2018 Webinars

    November 2018 – Brain Death Declaration: Moving Toward Better Quality and Uniformity

    November 2018 – Shades of Grief: Mourning & Grieving Experiences Between Minority Populations

    October 2018 – HIV…Let’s Have HOPE

    October 2018 – Penile Transplantation: Restoring Confidence and Identity

    October 2018 – EMERGENCY – How to Prepare and Meet Regulatory Requirements

    September 2018 – Ethical Issues in Living Donor Transplantation, Ranging from Kidneys to Uteri

    September 2018 – Brain Death Declaration: A Nursing Perspective

    September 2018 – New Beginnings: Managing the Challenges and Complexities of VCA Donation Cases

    August 2018 – Compassion Fatigue: Building Resiliency and Treating Burn Out

    August 2018 – Palliative Providers – Perfect Partners

    July 2018 – From Conception to Birth: The Evolution of Uterine Transplantation

    June 2018 – “Dude, Where’s My Liver?” Is Cannabis a Barrier to Liver Transplantation?

    June 2018 – Getting to “Yes” with the Coroner/ME

    May 2018 – Risks of Coronary Artery Disease Post-Transplant – Myth or Reality?

    May 2018 – Utilizing Elements of Behavioral Design in Improving Hospital-OPO Communication

    April 2018 – The Opioid Epidemic, Organ Donation and Organ Transplantation

    April 2018 – Building a Culture of Donation Through Effective Hospital Association Partnerships

    April 2018 – Immune Tolerance in Transplantation: The Holy Grail or an Attainable Goal?

    March 2018 – Frailty Assessment: A Crucial Component of the Kidney Transplant Candidate Evaluation

    March 2018 – Donor Family Services: It’s more than just a memory box!

    February 2018 – Clinical and Ethical Challenges in Pediatric Brain Death Declaration

    February 2018 – Transplant Outreach: Two Centers’ Strategies

    February 2018 – Transplantation of HCV-positive Organs into HCV-negative Recipients

    January 2018 – Health Literacy Strategies: Communicating the Complexities of Transplantation

    January 2018 – Am I Safe With You? Exploring the underlying question of communication in crisis moments

  • 2017 Webinars

    November 2017 – Can Nanotechnology and Vitrification Change the Face of Organ Transplantation?

    November 2017 – Navigating Transplant Outcomes: What Transplant Centers Need to Know

    November 2017 – My Death, My Decision, My Donation

    October 2017 – Undertaking & Superintending of Pediatric & Adult Population Non-Adherence

    October 2017 – Brain Death Declaration: A Nursing Perspective

    October 2017 – Heart The Other Thoracic Organ

    September 2017 – Pairing the Kidney: Selection and Management for Dual Transplants

    September 2017 – Innovation Webinar: Lung Technologies and Impact on Lung Recovery Practices

    September 2017 – Navigating Ethically Challenging Scenarios

    August 2017 – What is that Bug? Current Infectious Diseases and their Risk to Transplantation

    August 2017 – What Happens in the OR Shouldn’t Stay in the OR: Sharing Best Practices Before, During, and After an Organ Recovery

    June 2017 – HLA Communication Strategies: Troubleshooting the Issues and Improving the Process

    June 2017 – Creating Lasting Legacies through Donor Memorials

    May 2017 – Transplantation Across Humoral Barriers

    May 2017 – Dissecting & Discussing Clinically Complicated Cases

    April 2017 – Where Are All the Pancreas Transplants?

    April 2017 – Technologies in Organ Donation Management

    March 2017 – Advances and Current Status of Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT) in the U.S.

    March 2017 – Tissue and Cornea Donation: From Recovery and Beyond

    March 2017 – Innovation Webinar: DCDD Heart Recovery & Transplantation: The U.K. Experience

    February 2017 – Strategies for Waitlist Management & Managing Patient Risk

    February 2017 – Supporting Children through the Donation Process

    January 2017- Evaluating OPOs by Donor Conversion and Donor Yield: How the SRTR Risk Adjustment Models Work

    January 2017- Demystifying Kidney Paired Donation: From a Clinical and Administrative Perspective

  • 2016 Webinars

    December 2016- Innovation Webinar: Pig to Human Heart Transplantation- What does the future hold?

    November 2016 – Kidney Allocation System (KAS) after 18 Months

    November 2016 – Cultivating Relationships between the OPO, Transplant Centers, and Hospitals

    October 2016 – The Role of Robotic Surgery in Living Donation

    October 2016 – The 4-Hour Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death (DCDD) Case

    September 2016 – Using Motivational Interviewing to Empower Families

    August 2016 – Finding Calm in the Storm: Dealing with death, dying, and staff burnout

    July 2016 – Designing Transplant Education Materials for Diverse Audiences

    July 2016- Healing Lives through Increased Risk Organs

    June 2016- Assessing, Determining, and Meeting the  Psychological Needs of the Transplant Recipient

    May 2016- The National Pregnancy Registry: The First 25 Years

    May 2016- Rethinking Donor Organ Suitability: A Deeper Dive into Innovative Advances in Transplantation through Research and Regenerative Medicine

    May 2016- The Power of Preparation: Reframing the Donation Conversation after an Unplanned Mention

    Apr 2016- The High Risk Donor Organ:  What to Tell and Not Tell

    Apr 2016- Helping Hospitals Understand First Person Authorization

    Mar 2016- More Than Words Can Say: The Impact and Ethics of Communication Between Donor Families and Transplant Recipients

    Mar 2016- Kidney Pumping:  What Does the Data Show and What Does the Future Hold

    Mar 2016- Optimal Donor Care: Team Engagement, Collaboration and Effective ICU Care

    Feb 2016 – The Balancing Act of Donation after Circulatory Determination of Death

    Feb 2016 – Clinical, Processes, and Ethical Considerations for the Pregnant Potential Donor

    Jan 2016 – Hepatitis C Treatments and Impact on Transplantation

    Jan 2016 – Transplantable Lungs: The Holy Grail of Donation

  • 2015 Webinars

    Nov 2015 – HIV+ Recipients and  Donors:  Why Your Program Should Consider Both

    Nov 2015 – Mitigating the Risk and Maximizing the Gift

    Oct 2015 – An Overview of Vascular Composite Allotransplantation

    Oct 2015 – The Potential and Impact of NeoNatal Donation to Transplantation

    Sep 2015 – Innovation Webinar:  Donating to Research – How to Facilitate Innovation in Research

    Sep 2015 – Increasing Use of Ventricular Assist Device as Bridge to Transplant – Effects on Patients and Program

    Sep 2015 – Changes that Work

    Aug 2015 – Caring for Donor Families and Hospital Caregivers in the Long Term

    Jul 2015 – Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Transplant:  Lessons from the Field

    Jul 2015 – Expanding and Improving Tissue Referral Practices

    Jun 2015 – How the SRTR Risk Adjustment Models Work and Impact Program Evaluations

    May 2015 – Going through a FQAPI Survey – Lessons Learned

    May 2015 – Communicating Across Cultural Boundaries

    Apr 2015 – Best Practices in Kidney Waitlist Management with the New Kidney Allocation System

    Apr 2015 – Raising Performance to the Next Level: Quality Initiatives Between Hospitals and OPOs

    Mar 2015 – Ethical Considerations Part 2: Which Patient With Alcoholic Liver Disease Should be Afforded Transplantation

    Mar 2015 – How Living Wills, DNR and POLST Impact Patient Safety and the Organ Donation Process

    Feb 2015 – Ethical Considerations Part 1: Multicultural Approach to Transplantation

    Feb 2015 – Hospitals & OPOs Partnering on EMR Access: Navigating Responsibilities & Regulations

    Jan 2015 – Best Practices and Next Steps:  Results from the Living Donor Consensus Conference

    Jan 2015 – First Person Authorization and Donation After Circulatory Determination of Death (DCDD)