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UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium 2019: Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future: UCLA's Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Transplant
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Activity Name: UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium 2019: Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future: UCLA's Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Transplant
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The UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium is a one-day conference coordinated through UCLA Health Department of Transplant Services; the UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education; and the UCLA Transplant Multi-Disciplinary teams. The goal of this program is to provide a forum of UCLA Transplant multidisciplinary team experts to highlight trail blazing experiences, celebrate clinical accomplishments of the past and identify current advancements and trends in pediatric and adult solid organ transplantation.

Target Audience

The target audience for this symposium is health care professionals who provide care for patients pre- and post-transplant including: Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas and Intestinal/Multivisceral transplantation. The symposium content is designed for local community physicians, transplant nurses, transplant nurse coordinators, administrators, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians and all members of the transplant team to guide and improve their clinical practice and patient management during all phases of transplantation.

Course Objectives:

Following completion of the course, attendees should be able to:

  • Educate patients and their caregivers within the multidisciplinary model using best practices to optimize transplant outcomes
  • Implement shared care practices and collaboration within the community utilizing telemedicine and outreach community programs
  • Provide tools for the transplant recipient, living donors, and their caregivers to support their success for the duration of the pre-transplant and post-transplant periods
  • Recommend new treatments that prolong a patient’s ability to thrive without transplant and maximizing alternative, life prolonging therapies
  • Recognize perspectives of the donor family and of the Organ Procurement Organization in the decision-making process to donate the gift of life
  • Recognize the components of successful transitional care programs and when they should be implemented
Location Information
Meeting Location: Iris Cantor Auditorium, Geffen Hall, UCLA Campus
Location Address: 885 Tiverton Drive
Location City: Los Angeles
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 90095
Location Country: US
Activity Information
Start Date: 6/14/2019
End Date: 6/14/2019
Fees: $75
Meeting URL:
Printable Materials:
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 7
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education > AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Sponsor Name: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education
Sponsor Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Sponsor City: Los Angeles
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 90024
Sponsor Country: US
Contact Information
Contact Name: Eloisa Ayala
Contact Address: 10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Contact City: Los Angeles
Contact State: CA
Contact Postal Code: 90024
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: 310-794-2620
Contact Email:

Type:     Live Activity
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