Innovative ways to increase both deceased and living organ donation are being explored. Many programs now transplant kidneys from deceased donors who had hepatitis C. Donors with HIV can now donate kidneys to recipients with HIV (HOPE Act). The Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health also has tremendous potential for increasing kidney donation and transplantation. This session reviews ground-breaking paradigms in transplantation.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 5/5/2023.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: Upon completion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe innovative methods to increase kidney transplantation.
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation,
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery,
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical Director of Transplantation,
Hackensack Meridian Health