Conversations in Ethics: Saving Lives: The Current and Future State of Brain Dead Donation

Homestead, FL US
March 31, 2017

Organ transplantation offer a life-saving solution for thousands of patients, most organs come from brain-dead patients. Brain death is an intricate clinical diagnosis, the diagnosis timeframe and the way the patient is managed during that time will have a substantial impact on the number and quality of lives saved by transplantation. Join us as we discuss brain death and the transition from patient to donor and the effect of the continuity of intensive care.

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counselors, Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Chaplains, Pharmacists, Medical Students, and other interested healthcare professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the processes of organ donation and patient to donor transition.
  • Improve donor medical management in order to increase the number of organs suitable for donation.
  • Support future initiatives to address organ shortage by working collaboratively with organ procurement organizations.

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Locations
 Live: Homestead Hospital - Auditorium
 Videoconference: Baptist Hospital - 5MCVI, Side B
 Videoconference: Mariners Hospital - Education Conference Room
 Webcast
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
02/22/2017
Course expires: 
04/28/2017
Event starts: 
03/31/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
03/31/2017 - 1:00pm
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Homestead Hospital
975 Baptist Way
Auditorium
Homestead, FL 33033
United States

Alghidak (Sam) Salama, M.D.
Executive Director
Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency
DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine,
University of Miami

Dr. Salama, has indicated that he nor his spouse/partner have relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Available Credit

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

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/22/2017
Course expires: 
04/28/2017
 
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