Education

AST Member Educational Needs Assessment

In 2015, the AST conducted a society-wide educational needs assessment. The results of the survey are used to plan and implement educational strategies and content to serve the needs of transplant professionals today and in the future.

Download Summary Report

AST members may request the detailed needs assessment report by emailing info@myast.org.


Managing Long-Term Outcomes for Kidney Transplant Patients: An Integrated Needs Assessment

In December 2011, a needs assessment was published by IPMA, the American Urological Association, Healthcare Performance Consulting, the Physicians' Institute for Excellence in Medicine, and the AST (funded through an educational grant from Pfizer Medical Education Group). This needs assessment serves as a source document to use in documenting the need for educational activities related to long term care of the kidney transplant patient.

We invite you to review one of the following abridged versions aimed at specific segments, or the full report.

Community Nephrologist Individual Report
Transplant Nephrologist Individual Report
Transplant Surgeon Individual Report
Full Integrated Needs Assessment

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