Physician Resources: Transplant Organization: How Does an Organ Get to My Patient
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain the importance of early listing and motivate patients and family members to pursue organ donation
- Implement living donor evaluation and recognize who can donate
- Describe the new kidney allocation system
Martin N. Wijkstrom, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery Director, Islet Cell Transplantation Director, Abdominal Transplant Fellowship
Dr. Martin Wijkstrom has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.
All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.75 Attendance