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UNOS Transplant Management Forum

Transplant administrators from across the country attend the UNOS Transplant Management Forum year after year, for its educational sessions and networking opportunities. While many of the sessions are geared to transplant administrators, the forum is also an excellent opportunity for clinical and financial coordinators, social workers, OPO executive directors, physicians and surgeons, to enhance their understanding of how a program operates.

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UNOS Ethics Webinar Series

New recorded video will be available February 17

Cost: No charge

Ethics of increased risks donation

Featured Experts: Art Caplan, PhD and Lainie Ross, MD, PhD
Certain illnesses and behaviors put donors into the PHS increased risk category. Learn more about donors with hepatitis, HIV (and the HOPE Act) and cancer as well as those with high-risk histories, such as IV drug use, prison and even multiple transfusions. What about donors with other diseases such as Alzheimer’s? How about patients with Lou Gehrig’s? How much should candidates be told about their donor’s history? Does that change when they have a living donor? Listing practices will also be covered.

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Watch this video to see how ineffective communication can lead to hemodilution calculation errors. This video was jointly developed by UNOS and the OPTN Operations and Safety Committee.

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Education news

New living donor educational resource available Nov. 22

Despite educational efforts and a marked increase in follow-up form reporting percentages, many transplant programs are still falling short of the required minimum submission thresholds. Our new resource on UNOS Connect may be able to help.
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