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2012 Erie Donation Collaborative Seminar
Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PST)
2012 Erie Donation Collaborative
Please make note of these important times:
7:30 am - Registration opens for the Pre-Conference Session
8:00 am - Pre-Conference Session starts and runs until 8:50
8:30 am - Registration opens for the Main Conference
9:00 am - Main Conference begins.
Lunch and breaks are included in the day.
Conference Facilitator: Dr. Thomas Nakagawa
Professor, Pediatric ICU Anesthesia,
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Dr. Thomas A. Nakagawa is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics and serves as an attending physician and medical director in the pediatric intensive care unit and medical director for respiratory care at Brenner Children's Hospital. His major interests include traumatic brain injury in children specifically related to abusive head trauma and end-of-life care including organ donation and transplantation issues in children. Dr. Nakagawa has served as a consultant to the American Academy of Pediatrics for policy revision on organ donation and transplantation. He also served as faculty for the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) organ donation and transplantation collaboratives. He is a national consultant on issues pertaining to abusive head trauma and organ donation and transplantation. Dr. Nakagawa is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine. He is listed in Best Doctors in America and America's Top Physicians.
Preliminary Agenda Includes:
“Step-By-Step” A Pre-Conference Workshop taking participants through the
donation process for the 1st or the 50th time.
“All in the Family” Seeing donation from the other side – the story of
“Chain Reaction” Hospital Dashboards for Donation Success
“The Mentalist” Features conference facilitator Dr. Thomas Nakagawa
in Declaration of Brain Death in Adults and Pediatric Cases
“Touched by an Angel” The Cleveland Clinic Foundation: Face transplant
“8 Simple Rules” 8 Simple Rules for Donation in my Hospital
“Highway to Heaven” A Donor mother’s story
Accommodations are on your own and not required to attend the conference. A block of rooms has been held at the Erie Bayfront Sheraton at a rate of $109/night. Reservations can be made by calling Ben Sauer at 814-240-7246.
This activity has been designed to increase the participant's critical thinking and knowledge related to donation in order to provide a higher level of care to this unique patient population. Ample time for questions and answers has been built in to each presentation.
Objectives - Pre-Conference:
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
· Describe the basic elements of the organ, tissue and eye donation process
· Discuss key hospital obstacles in the donation process
· Determine the role of key hospital staff in the process and best practices
Objectives – Main Conference:
At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:
· Identify donation best practices that can be implemented on both a hospital staff and leadership level to achieve
the best transplant outcomes and improve the donation process in your facility.
· Identify tools for donation process improvement at all levels in the hospital setting.
· Determine how to develop a comprehensive and compassionate donation program pursuant to the needs of a facility.
· Identify the process supporting the needs of the donor family.
· Identify new guidelines in the clinical determination of brain death testing for adults and pediatrics.
· Identify ethical concerns arising from the process of Donation after Circulatory Death.
· Describe key components of an effective Donation after Circulatory Death process.
· Identify the differences between an effective vs. enacted living will.
· Discuss and identify relationships between a terminal condition, living will, and organ donation.
· Describe composite transplant, its potential in the patient population, and identify the benefits of this type of transplant.
· Discuss the donation process and its impact on a donor family
· Determine action items for individual hospitals and “Yet to Be” declarations for donation success.
Physicians, Nursing Staff, Hospital Leadership, OPO clinical staff, Primary Care Practitioners, Hospital OR staff, Anesthesia, and other allied healthcare professionals will benefit from attendance at this activity.
The University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide the continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. The number of credits will be determined upon further review of the speakers’ presentations. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work Designation
This program is approved for six continuing education credits by Mercyhurst University’s Social Work Program. Mercyhurst University’s Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and an approved provider of Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapist and Professional Counselor continuing education by the Pennsylvania State Licensing Board.
CORE is accredited by the West Virginia Nurses Association as a provider of continuing nursing education. 1.0 CEUs have been assigned to the Pre-Conference session; the number of CEUs assigned to the Main Conference session will be determined upon further review of the speakers’ presentations. Those claiming CEUs should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pre-Hospital CEUs are pending.
Faculty for this activity has been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies.
Anyone needing to cancel must notify CORE no later than 3 days prior to the start of the conference. You may email Tori Vollbrecht at email@example.com or contact CORE directly at 800-366-6777. It is acceptable to send a substitute in your place without advance notification. The substitute must identify the original registrant on the morning of the conference when checking in.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling CORE at 800-366-6777 or by emailing Tori Vollbrecht at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When & Where
Center for Organ Recovery & Education
For questions, please email Tori Vollbrecht at email@example.com or call (800) 366-6777.