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State of the Art: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Course Brochure

Thursday, September 29, 2016

7:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600

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 15, 2016. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. 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

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:

Accreditations & 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 What Living Donation Means to Recipient/Outcomes/Waiting Time
Abhijit Naik, MD
8:45 Medical Evaluation of Living Donors and Long Term Risks
Silas P. Norman, MD, MPH
9:20 Creating a Picture: The Role of the Psychosocial Assessment in the Evaluation of Living Kidney Donors
Cindy K. Brown, LMSW, ACSW
9:55 BREAK
10:05 Increasing the Opportunity for Transplant Through Paired Kidney Exchange Programs
Chad Abbott, RN
10:40 How Patients Can Talk to Their Family and Friends About Living Donation
Colleen Donlin Satarino, LMSW, and Chad Abbott, RN
11:15 Early Outcomes of the New Kidney Allocation System
Randall S. Sung, MD
11:25 Referring Physician Panel: Pre-Transplant Case Studies
Millie D. Samaniego, MD; Randall S. Sung, MD; Abhijit Naik, MD; Referring Physicians
12:10 pm LUNCH
1:00 Keynote: Kidney Transplant in Ethiopia
Alan Leichtman, MD; Jeffrey Punch, MD; Lynn Reid, RN; Colleen Donlin Satarino, LMSW
1:55 Pediatric Kidney Transplant: Unique Challenges
Matt Butler, LMSW, and Karla Willson, MSN, NP-C
2:30 BREAK
2:40 The Challenges of Psychosocial Candidate Selection: A Review of Current Trends and Initiatives to Improve Risk Assessments
Deborah Valentino, LMSW
3:15 Cancer in Transplant Patients: CKD to Dialysis to Transplant
Abhijit Naik, MD
3:50 Post-Transplant Case Studies
Millie D. Samaniego, MD; Randall S. Sung, MD; Referring Physicians