Management of Highly Sensitized Multiorgan Transplant Candidates
This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options
Course Directors: Timucin Taner, M.D., PH.D. and Sudhir S. Kushwaha, M.D.
September 30, 2023 - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota
Highly sensitized multiorgan transplant candidates are challenging for transplant providers. Currently, there is no consensus on assessment of these patients’ immunological risk, waitlist management or post-transplant immunosuppression. Growing evidence suggests liver allografts provide immunological protection to the simultaneously transplanted organs through different mechanisms. This course will review the most current clinical and experimental data, and identify areas for further research and allocation policies that will help transplant this difficult cohort of patients.
This course is designed for organ transplant physicians and care providers.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss current practices of management of highly-sensitized multiorgan transplant candidates.
- Review the clinical outcomes of highly-sensitized patients receiving multiorgan transplants.
- Summarize recent findings on the underlying mechanisms of the liver allografts’ immunoprotective role.
- Identify future directions for research and clinical care.
Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 6.00 Attendance
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