Controversies in Transplantation

Breckenridge, Colorado
Friday, February 21, 2014

                                         

Controversies in Transplantation
Friday, February 21, 2014 7:00 AM -
Sunday, February 23, 2014 11:00 AM (Mountain Time)

Beaver Run Conference Center
620 Village Rd
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
United States

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TARGET AUDIENCE:

            
This program is designed for healthcare professionals who provide patient care at all levels in transplantation. The course is designed for but not limited to, surgeons, hepatologists, nephrologists, nurses, social workers and pharmacists.

OVERVIEW:

The University of Colorado faculty and guest speakers will address controversial topics in transplantation, including access to transplantation, recipient selection, MELD and new models for organ allocation, novel immunosuppressive strategies, new and emerging treatments for HCV and HBV in transplant recipients, and options for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma or cholangiocarcinoma.

OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

1. Select appropriate candidates for current and future therapy;

2. Debate the pros and cons of Share 35 Rule;

3. Reconsider the advantages and disadvantages of transplanting the sickest patient versus the patient with greatest likelihood of favorable post-transplant outcome;

4. Establish criteria for selection of transplantation vs. surgery for hepatobiliary malignancy;

5. Identify appropriate pre- and post-transplant management options.

ACCREDITATION


The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
FEES

Early registration (postmarked on or before February 3, 2014)    $450
Late registration (postmarked after February 3, 2014)                $550

Registration to the Controversies in Transplantation includes the Hepatology Young Investigators Forum.
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Online Registration


Register on-line at:  www.ucdenver.edu/cme  and click on Events to find this conference. Click on the Register Now button.  Payment by Visa or MasterCard is required to register on-line.  When you register on-line, you will receive immediate confirmation of your conference registration.

Make check payable to the Division of Transplant Surgery.  An 80% refund will be made for cancellations prior to January 15, 2014.  No refunds will be made for cancellations after this time or for non-attendance.  A comprehensive course syllabus containing outlines and abstracts of the presentations will be given to each registrant.

Mail conference registration form and check to:
Jody Mandic, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO  80045  
Tel: 720-848-0833  Fax: 720-848-0841 
Email: jody.mandic@ucdenver.edu
 

Contact Information

  • Conference Information:
    Jody Mandic
    720-848-0852
    Registration Information:
    Pam Welker
    303-724-3551

Payment Instructions

  • Preferred payment method is with a credit card.  MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Diners Club and Discover are accepted.

    If you prefer to pay by check you may do so; however if your check is not received within 10 business days of your online registration, confirmation into the conference cannot be guaranteed.  Check should be made payable to: Division of Transplant Surgery.

    Reference your full name and registration number on the check.

    Mail checks to:
    Jody Mandic
    Division of Transplant Surgery-MS  C318
    1635 Aurora Ct.  
    Aurora,    CO     80045

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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