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New educational resources posted throughout Feb. 2017

We will be adding the following educational recordings to UNOS’ Learning Management System, UNOS Connect, throughout February. To access them, follow these instructions:

  • After logging on to UNOS Connect, select Course Catalog from the main menu, then select the category icon appropriate for the recording.
  • Scroll down the list of titles to find what you are looking for.
  • Click register on the right hand side of the screen.

February 17Ethics of Increased Risk: The Heart of the Matter (sixth in a 10-part ethics series)
Category: Ethics
Explore increased risk donation. What are the challenges medical personnel face when donors have HIV, Hepatitis, cancer or other illnesses and how much should candidates be told about donor history? Also, how does increased risk to the recipient shape the ethics around transplant and how does high risk history play into donation and listing practices.

February 20 Managing the Wait List (second installment of TCC Learning Series)
Category: UNet Systems
Clinical transplant coordinator at Yale New Haven Hospital, Sharon Klarman, shares with the transplant community how she manages waitlists using a systematic approach that leverages existing resources.

February 27Ethical Allocation: The Heart of the Matter (seventh of 10-part ethics series)
Category: Ethics
Subject matter experts discuss how allocation decisions strive to strike a balance between individual needs and common good. While considering age, status, obesity, geography and other considerations, allocation must also consider equity, fairness, beneficence and non-maleficence.

February 28Extra Vessels Handling and Storage Requirements
Category: Patient Safety
Learn the OPTN requirements of the storage and use of extra vessels, instances in which patient safety can be at risk, and practices to help avoid such instances.

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