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Neuroscience Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/10/2017Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/10/2017End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Giving the Gift of Life: The Science Behind an Effective Organ Donation and Transplantation System

Hosted by
Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Richard Hasz, MFS, CPTC, and Christopher Morinelli, Gift of Life Donor Program

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss strategies to increase the number of available transplantable organs and meet the needs of patients waiting for organ transplants.
  • Discuss best demonstrated practices related to identifying potential organ donors, timeliness of potential organ donor referrals, family support, and approaching families about organ donation opportunities.
  • Discuss the clinical testing used to determine brain death, variability in brain death pronouncement and how it is communicated to families. 

Target Audience
Faculty, physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs, all medical specialties

Continuing Medical Education Credits
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is eligible for 1 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.

Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.

Richard Hasz and Christopher Morinelli have nothing to disclose.

Contact Information:
Name: Kirsten Erwin
Email: kirsten.erwin@drexelmed.edu
New College Building
Geary Auditorium A
245 North 15th Street
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