Objectives

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

The main aim of this course is the training of medical professionals in the area of paediatric transplantation (PT) with a transversal approach that allows a multidisciplinary view of the most relevant issues in the transplant phases and practical knowledge of best clinical practices.  The latest information on donor graft optimization and engineering, new patient graft tolerance tools, and psychosocial care for families, patients, and healthcare team will allow participants an up-to-date review of pediatric transplantation.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

 

 

Health professionals involved in organ donation and transplantation, particularly those working in referral units, such as: paediatric gastroenterologists, neonatologists, intensive care physicians, surgeons, emergency physicians, paediatric hematologists and oncologists, paediatric nurses, medical assistants, paediatric dieticians and nutritionists, home care providers, paediatric case managers, social workers, and all other physicians who are interested in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders in infants and children.

 

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

  • Evaluate in a transversal way the pediatric transplant in all its phases, pre-transplant, transplant and post-transplant.
  • Identify the most relevant issues to favour graft optimization, tolerance, and psychosocial issues 
  • Apply the knowledge acquired through clinical cases of transplant patients
  • Recognize possible gaps in the care of the transplanted patient, and favour tools in medical care that allow better clinical practices.

 

CME ACCREDITATION AND ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

 

Continuing Education in Medicine of 6 learning hours has been requested to this course (UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation) A certificate of attendance will be handed to the participants who attended the entire course.

 

FEES AND COSTS

 

The course is free of charge for Students/Trainees/Allied Health Professionals from EU and non-EU countries, and Members of National/European and or International Transplantation Association/Society.  Student/Trainee Professionals. We especially encourage participants from TransplantChild Centers. 

Coffee, refreshments, and lunches will be offered during the course. Participants must arrange their own travel, accommodation, and other expenses to attend the workshop. ERN TransplantChild will not cover expenses incurred by the participants.

Please register HERE!

 

METHODOLOGY 

 

The course has been divided into 4 sessions, three sessions focused on the phases of transplantation: pre-transplant, transplant and post-transplant, and the fourth in psychosocial care of the patient. Each session has 3 short Lectures of 15-20 minutes, and 30 minutes as a common time at the end of each session for presentation of clinical cases, discussion and/or questions.   

 

 

 

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