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5th Annual Transplantation Symposium: Optimizing Renal Transplant Outcomes

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Alumni Auditorium

395 Lenox Road

Brooklyn, NY 11203

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This educational activity is a live one-day symposium of expert views and review of the most current data on dealing with pre- and post-transplant factors that influence kidney transplant outcomes. It is designed to enhance knowledge, competence and performance of US transplant surgeons and nephrologists, nephrology fellows, other dialysis care and members of community organizations in cutting edge topics in kidney transplantation.


OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives for this activity have been designed to address clinician competence, performance and/or patient outcomes. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Recognize different approaches to evaluation of cardiovascular risk in kidney transplant candidates
• Discuss recent advances in donor management, organ preservation and treatment of chronic viral hepatitis
• Define advantages and disadvantages of different immunosuppressive regimens
• Apply best practices in the diagnosis and management of complications of immunosuppression
• Identify barriers to referral for and transplantation with pancreas transplants.


ACCREDITATION

The State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SUNY-Downstate Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES: This activity has been submitted to American Nephrology Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. American Nephrology Nurses Association – Approver is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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