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AGH Regional Donation Best Practice Seminar

Center for Organ Recovery & Education

Friday, January 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Pittsburgh, PA

AGH Regional Donation Best Practice Seminar

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We are now bringing nationally published best practices on donation and donor/patient management to your area!

Please join us for an all-day learning session packed with interactive workgroup sessions on how to improve patient care that ultimately leads to quality donor and family care.

Learn what tools from the newly released "Donation Toolkit" can be employed in your facility to maximize every opportunity for donation.

Registration begins @ 7:30.

7.5 CEs will be provided for attending.

Lunch is included in the day's activities.

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CORE WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Discuss the critical shortage of organs available for transplant
  • Discuss CMS & JCAHO Regulations and HRSA Community of Practice
  • Discuss the potential for organ and tissue donation in your hospital
  • Describe the role of the hospital staff in the donation process
  • Discuss First-Person Authorization methods for approaching families
    about donation
  • Describe donor management, recovery procedures and transplantation

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From Pittsburgh / Monroeville Exit
(Exit 57) on Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76)

  • Take I-376 West (toward Pittsburgh and airport) to the North Side / North Shore Exit.
  • Proceed across the Fort Duquesne Bridge. Bearing right, take the I-279 North ramp.
  • Take the Chestnut Street/East Ohio Street/Etna Exit (Exit 1D). Stay in the left lane and take the East Ohio Street Exit ramp.
  • At the first traffic light, turn left onto East Ohio Street.
  • Proceed through the East Ohio Street business district to James Street (James Street is the second street on the right in the business district).
  • Turn right onto James Street. Follow James Street through three stop signs and one traffic light.
  • Turn left into the parking garage.

From Route 28 North

  • Follow Route 28 South to East Ohio Street.
  • Bear right at the sign marked East Ohio Street / I-279. Follow the signs to East Ohio Street.
  • Continue straight through three traffic lights into the East Ohio Street business district.
  • Turn right onto James Street. (James Street is the second street on the right in the business district.)
  • Follow James Street through three stop signs and one traffic light.
  • Turn left into the parking garage.

From I-79 North

  • Take I-79 South to the I-279 South Exit.
  • Follow I-279 South to the East Street Exit (Exit 2B).
  • Proceed through the stop sign.
  • At the first traffic light, turn right onto North Avenue.
  • At the next traffic light, turn right onto James Street and left into the parking garage.

From the West and Pittsburgh International Airport; From I-79 South

  • Follow Route 60 South to I-376 (no turns, only name change).
  • Take the I-279 Exit to Pittsburgh.
  • Follow I-279 North across the Fort Pitt Bridge.
  • Take the North Side / North Shore Exit and proceed across the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
  • Bearing right, remain on I-279 North ramp.
  • Take the East Ohio Street Exit (Exit 1D). Stay in the left lane and take the East Ohio Street Exit ramp.
  • At the first traffic light, turn left onto East Ohio Street.
  • Proceed through the East Ohio Street business district to James Street (James Street is the second street on the right in the business district).
  • Turn right onto James Street. Follow James Street through three stop signs and one traffic light.
  • Turn left into the parking garage.
Have questions about AGH Regional Donation Best Practice Seminar? Contact Center for Organ Recovery & Education

When & Where


WPAHS Allegheny General Hospital, Magovern Conference Center
320 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Friday, January 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Center for Organ Recovery & Education

For questions, please email Tori Vollbrecht at tvollbrecht@core.org or call (800) 366-6777.

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