Education

The following educational activities were not created by, or in collaboration with, AST members, leaders, or representatives. These activities were reviewed by the AST Education Committee and the AST Board of Directors and deemed useful to the AST membership and the transplant community at large. The activity links will take you out of the AST website and onto the website where the activity is hosted.


Overcoming Obstacles for Sensitized Kidney Recipients
Posted August 2014, Expires February 18, 2015

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Describe how kidney paired donation and desensitization can be used to increase kidney transplant rates for HLA-incompatible individuals
  • Summarize the short- and long-term recipient outcomes data for desensitization protocols in kidney transplant recipients
  • Implement strategies involving desensitization and/or kidney paired donation to improve transplant rates for HLA-incompatible individuals

This educational activity is jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and Spire Learning. Dannemiller is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This independent educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US.


SRTR Webinars
Posted December 2013

Demystifying the Methodology of the SRTR Program-specific Reports (And How It Affects Your Center)
Faculty: Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD and Jon J. Snyder, PhD, MS

Diagnosing Your Center’s Strengths and Weaknesses: Using the SRTR Survival Estimate Worksheets
Faculty: Dorry L. Segev, MD, PhD and Brigitte E. Sullivan, MBA

These educational activities are jointly sponsored by Dannemiller and Spire Learning. Dannemiller is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 


Improving Medication Adherence and Outcomes in Transplant Recipients: The Impact of Medication Nonadherence
Posted October 2013

"The overarching goal of this activity is to delineate the major issues related to immunosuppressive medication (ISM) adherence and to improve routine clinical management that includes a patient-physician communication dynamic regarding quality of life issues, ongoing assessment, and treatment."

Developed by CME Outfitters, LLC, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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