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State of the Art: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Thursday, September 11, 2014

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue
East Lansing, MI 48823
Telephone: 517-337-4440

Target Audience
This course will be of particular interest to nephrologists, primary care physicians, dialysis center staff, nurses, social workers, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who care for kidney and pancreas transplant candidates and recipients.

Registration Fees
Registration fees include refreshments and educational materials. You are urged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for participants who are not preregistered by August 28, 2014. Checks (in U.S. currency) must be payable to the University of Michigan. American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Discover are also accepted. Payment is due at time of registration.
General Rate
U-M Faculty & Staff Rate
Full Course
Please call (734) 936-7093 to register.

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail brochure
University of Michigan Transplant Center
300 North Ingalls Street, Room 5D17
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5415
Phone (734) 936-7093
Fax (734) 647-3417

Cancellation Policy
The registration fee is non-refundable.

Course Objectives
The goal of this course is for the following objectives to be understood and utilized within your practice:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. An application has been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association for credits. Other credits by specialty may apply. Nurses: The Michigan State Board of Nursing recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as an approved provider of continuing medical education for nurses. CME credits awarded at this program may be applied to the 25 hour relicensing requirements, per Rule 2.a., Michigan State Board of Nursing. Social Work: An application has been submitted for CEs and an approval is pending with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Transplant Certification: Category I Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs) have been applied for through the American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC).


8:00 am
8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Randall S. Sung, MD
8:40 We are Coming to Your Neighborhood: Outreach Activities to Improve Patient Satisfaction
Colleen Donlin Satarino, LMSW; Sandy Feldkamp, RN, BSN
9:10 Insurance Changes: How Do I Pay for My Transplant?
Cindy Samoray
9:30 Evaluation of the Living Kidney Donor
Silas P. Norman, MD, MPH
10:00 Evaluating the Bladder Before and After Renal Transplantation
John Stoffel, MD
10:30 BREAK
10:45 Allocation and Selection of Deceased Donor Kidneys
Randall S. Sung, MD
11:15 Referring Physician Panel: Pre-Transplant Case Studies
Silas Norman, MD, MPH; Millie D. Samaniego, MD;
John Stoffel, MD; Randall S. Sung, MD; Referring Physicians
12:00 pm Q & A Panel
12:15 LUNCH
1:00 Keynote: 50 Years of Solid Organ Transplantation at the
University of Michigan

Jeffrey D. Punch, MD
1:45 Immunization Before and After Solid Organ Transplantation
Daniel Kaul, MD
2:15 Readiness for Transition to Adult Care: Pediatric Kidney Transplant Patients
Larysa Wickman, MD
2:45 BREAK
3:00 Evaluation and Management of the Elderly Kidney Transplant Candidate/Recipient
Ankit Sakhuja, MBBS
3:30 Diagnosing and Treating Bone Disease in Immunosuppressed Patients
Millie D. Samaniego, MD
4:00 Post-Transplant Case Studies
Daniel Kaul, MD; Ankit Sakhuja, MBBS; Millie D. Samaniego, MD;
Randall S. Sung, MD; Larysa Wickman, MD
4:45 Q & A Panel