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State of the Art: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Thursday, October 1, 2015

7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Kensington Court Hotel
610 Hilton Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone: 734-761-7800

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 September 17, 2015. 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 I 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 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).

Course Schedule

7:30 am
8:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Randall S. Sung, MD
8:10 Management of Dialysis Access: A Practical Talk
Kenneth Woodside, MD
8:40 The Risks and Benefits of Obesity in the Kidney Transplant Recipient and Living Kidney Donor
Silas P. Norman, MD, MPH
9:10 Transplantation in Era of Affordable Care
Cindy Samoray
9:30 Deceased Donors and Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis and HIV
Kevin Sellery Gregg, MD
10:00 BREAK
10:15 The Transplant Candidate: Understanding Risk and Health Equity
Beverly Benmoussa, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
10:45 What is the Future of Pancreas and Islet Transplantation?
Randall S. Sung, MD
11:15 Referring Physician Panel: Pre-Transplant Case Studies
Silas Norman, MD, MPH; Millie D. Samaniego, MD;
Randall S. Sung, MD; Kenneth Woodside, MD; Referring Physicians
12:00 pm Q & A Panel
12:15 LUNCH
1:00 Keynote: How Much Will It Cost Me to Donate a Kidney?
Robert M. Merion, MD
1:45 The Role of Social Support in the Post-Transplant Regimen
Rebecca Congdon, LMSW; Janice Firn, LMSW; Carly Fritsch, LMSW
2:15 BREAK
2:30 Management of Failing Transplant and Return to Dialysis
Millie D. Samaniego, MD
3:00 Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Stratification: New Guidelines and Special Considerations in End Stage Renal Disease
Millie D. Samaniego, MD
3:30 Post-Transplant Case Studies
Millie D. Samaniego, MD; Randall S. Sung, MD; Referring Physicians
4:15 Q & A Panel