Modules

Our conference format is designed for flexibility and ease of use, allowing you access to a wide variety of content that fits your schedule. This year we will have a series of rolling release modules featuring lectures from our clinical teams covering best practices in organ failure management and transplantation across all solid state organs. As our Network grows, we will continue to look for ways to develop new competencies among local partnering physicians and hospitals through continuing education opportunities. The following opportunities are now available. Enjoy!

Activities

Latest Advances in the Treatment of Heart Failure and LVAD as a Heart Transplantation Alternative

Heart failure is a major health problem in the United States leading to frequent hospitalizations and high mortality.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 5.1 million people in the United States have heart failure and about half of people who develop heart failure die within five years of diagnosis.  In addition,...

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Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Nov 28, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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Liver Transplantation

According to the American Liver Foundation, liver disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (US). In addition, up to 5.4 million Americans have chronic hepatitis B or C and more than six million children in the US have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Because the rate of liver disease is expected to increase across the country, it is important for medical...

Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • CPE: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Feb 5, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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Kidney and Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation: Evaluation and Management

According to the NIH, an estimated 23 million American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the National Kidney Foundation reports that Medicare spends $31 billion annually to treat patients with kidney failure. As these numbers increase, there is growing importance for medical professionals to understand why kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment for end-stage...

Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • CPE: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Dec 19, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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ECMO and Ambulatory ECMO as Bridge to Transplant

Physicians at UKHealthCare have used Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for adults with severe cardiac or respiratory failure since 1993. ECMO support is generally employed in patients when conventional therapy for cardiac, pulmonary or combined organ failure is insufficient. Early referral to an experienced ECMO program increases the chances of preventing further organ...

Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 1.00
    • CPE: 1.00
    • Other: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Feb 26, 2020
  • Cost: Free
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Deceased Donor Organ Allocation

Over 120,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant.  Unfortunately, many may never get the call saying that a suitable donor organ — and a second chance at life — has been found. It's estimated that every day in the U.S. 21 patients die because of the lack of donor organs. This presentation aims to provide some information about common organ...

Faculty

Activity Details

  • CreditAmounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • CPE: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Feb 5, 2019
  • Cost: Free
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