Conversations in Ethics - Organ Donation Allocation: Who, What, Where?

March 19, 2021

There are more than 120,000 people in the US waiting for a life-saving transplant. Organ donation, allocation and transplantation are multifaceted, multifactorial intricate processes. Public trust must be maintained through delicate balancing of seemingly incongruent values; justice and utility. Join us as we discuss the process of organ donation, especially what happens after authorization is granted by the family i.e. donor testing, organ allocation, organ preservation, and donor family support.

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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Pharmacists and techs, Medical Students and other interested healthcare professionals. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the ethical principles most directly applicable to the allocation of organs for transplantation. 
  • Articulate the process of organ donation to patients and families. 
  • Summarize the donor testing and organ allocation process.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
02/14/2021
Course expires: 
04/30/2021
Event starts: 
03/19/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
03/19/2021 - 1:00pm
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Live Webinar
FL
United States

Alghidak Salama, M.D.
Executive Director
Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency
Department of Surgery
University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine

 Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speaker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.
 

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-126977, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and techs, Clinical Chaplain, Respiratory Care (personal growth) and Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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