Transplant Ethics: Discussion and Dilemmas 2016
Be a part of real-world case discussions about the ethical issues in transplant medicine.This course provides a focus on ethical issues in transplant practice centered around real-world cases and includes multi-disciplinary panel discussions. Topics covered include ethical issues surrounding live donation, high-risk recipients, non-directed living donors, ventricular assisted devices, payment for donation, end of life decisions and more. The course is appropriate for participants interested in clinical ethics and health care providers involved in transplantation, as well as providers from practices that interface with transplant centers such as nephrology and dialysis, cardiology, critical care, hepatology, and pulmonology.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Transplant Ethics Meeting.
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
601 First Avenue North
Valet parking is available on the hotel’s front drive on First Avenue for a rate of $39 per night, per vehicle, including in and out privileges. At the time of publication, short term valet rates: $20 (less than 4 hours); $25 (4 + hours). Please check with the Loews Hotel for the most up-to-date information.
If attending the course but not staying the Loews Minneapolis Hotel, the closest self-parking option is the Mayo Clinic Square parking ramp, located on 7th Street between Hennepin Avenue and First Avenue, directly below the hotel. Hourly rates are subject to change and you will be charged each time you exit the ramp.
Parking arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
This course is designed for participants interested in clinical ethics and health care providers involved in transplantation, as well as providers from practices that interface with transplant centers such as nephrology and dialysis, cardiology, critical care, hepatology, and pulmonology.
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Apply informed ethical principles to complex clinical scenarios involving human organ donation and transplantation.
- Contribute to a multidisciplinary team that is capable of achieving consensus on bioethical controversies that arise in clinical transplantation.
- Identify and discuss the major topics of ethical debate that exist in the field of human organ donation and transplantation.
- Analyze the ethical and legal concepts that shape the current allocation systems for different solid organ transplants from deceased donors in the USA
Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
- 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™