Timely Topics in Transplantation
Timely Topics in Transplantation webinars are the perfect opportunity to listen to a live presentation on a current issue and ask questions directly to the presenter. All webinars are available on demand after the live air date.
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Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation
Angela Caliendo, MD, PhD • Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Kimberly Hanson, MD, MHS • Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Deepali Kumar, MD, FRCPC, MSc • Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Objectives for the "Diagnostic Stewardship in Solid Organ Transplantation" webinar includes discussion of:
- Pulmonary infections (PCP PCR vs DFA vs both; GM vs asp PCR or fungal panel PCR, metagenomic sequencing, and host response).
- Transplant viruses (CMV, BK, adeno).
- Respiratory and GI panels.
- Detecting pathogens through sequencing of microbial cell-free DNA.
AST would like to thank the Infectious Disease Community of Practice (IDCOP) and the Transplant Diagnostics Community of Practice (TxDx COP) for recommending diagnostic stewardship in infectious diseases as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.
Advanced Technology in Transplant Care
Marina Serper, MD, MS • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
David Taber, PharmD, MS, BCPS • Professor, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Charleston, SC
Linda Ohler, MSN, RN, CCTC, FAAN • Associate Director, Quality, Regulatory and Education, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
AST would like to thank the Transplant Administration and Quality Management Community of Practice (TxAQM COP) for recommending "advanced technology in transplant care" as a topic for the 2019-2020 T3 series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.
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