6th Annual Transplantation Symposium: Public Health Aspects of Transplantation
This educational activity aims to address this gap by presenting expert views and review of the most current data on the impact of preventive measures and societal trends that influence access to and outcomes of transplantation. 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.
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:
• Understand current trends in epidemiology of obesity and its related health consequences• Discuss risks and benefits of cancer screening of transplant candidates and recipients• Use immunization before and after transplant• Assess for and prevent travel-related infection risks in transplant candidates, recipients and potential donors• Discuss the role of social support in optimal transplant outcomes
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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