In 2017, more than 116,000 people are listed for organ transplant according to the United Network of Organ sharing. Approximately 350 patients can expect to receive a liver, kidney or pancreas transplant at BUMC at Dallas and Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth which makes it imperative to provide ongoing education about outcomes, research and innovation in medical and surgical options for the medical professionals involved in organ disease management and transplantation. It is important for physicians to understand the latest guidelines in the criteria for eligible transplant patients to provide timely and appropriate care to the patient.
OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: (Add objectives)
FACULTY DISCLOSURE: (Add Speaker) does not have a relevant financial interest or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.
PLANNERS DISCLOSURES: James Trotter, MD does not have a relevant financial interest or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.
ACCREDITATION: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
DESIGNATION: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health 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.
CEPTC Credit: The American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC) has been applied for educational offering for up to 1 Category 1 Continuing Education Point for Transplant Certification (CEPTCs).
For information please contact Elizabeth Andrade at Elizabeth.Andrade@BSWHealth.org