Controversies in Transplantation

Breckenridge, Colorado
Friday, March 03, 2017

                                         

Controversies in Transplantation
Friday, March 03, 2017 - Sunday, March 05, 2017

Beaver Run Resort & 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, paired kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation for diabetes, compensation for organ donation, immunosuppressive strategies, transplanting the sickest patient, new and emerging treatments for HCV.

OBJECTIVES:

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

1. Evaluate the risks and benefits of utilizing high KDPI kidneys

2. Summarize the latest HCV treatment in the transplant setting for both liver and kidney recipients

3. Analyze why transplant centers would consider transplanting HCV positive donor liver and kidneys  into recipients without HCV infection and develop  a management strategy for such recipients

4. Identify indications to pursue living donor liver transplantation within the current liver allocation system


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 17.5 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, 2017)     $450
Late registration (postmarked after February 3, 2017)                  $550

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.

By Mail: Make check payable to the Division of Transplant Surgery.  An 80% refund will be made for cancellations prior to January 15, 2017.  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 Robertson , Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO  80045  
Tel: 720-848-0833  Fax: 720-848-0841 
Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

YOUNG INVESTIGATORS FORUM CALL FOR ABSTRACTS DEADLINE DATE: JANUARY 17, 2017

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine invites you to participate in the Young Investigators Forum, March 2, 2017, in Colorado. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Controversies in Transplantation meeting, March 3-5, 2017 in Breckenridge. Please submit your original research in either basic or clinical science. Topic areas for abstracts can include viral hepatitis, hepatitis B, immunosuppression, surgical advances, organ allocation and distribution, combined hepatic and renal disease or transplantation, and management of end-stage liver disease.

OBJECTIVES FOR THE YOUNG INVESTIGATORS FORUM INCLUDE:
1.  Establish a forum where young investigators present their original research in an adjudicated and instructional environment
2. Afford young investigators an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and research with peers in hepatology research
3.  Augment the Controversies in Transplantation meeting with abstracts presented by research trainees, and encourage future participation and support.

The top 20 abstracts will be selected by an expert panel. The Fellows who authored these abstracts will make 15-minute oral presentations, or present posters of the research.    Abstract forms are available via EMAIL jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu, or by phone (Jody 720-848-0852).

Registration to the Controversies in Transplantation include the Young Investigators Forum.


 

Contact Information

  • Conference Information:

    Jody Robertson, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
    1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
    Tel: 720-848-0833 Fax: 720-848-0841
    Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

    Registration Information:
    Pam Welker
    Email: pam.welker@ucdenver.edu
    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 Robertson, Division of Transplant Surgery, C-318,
    1635 Aurora Court, Aurora, CO 80045
    Tel: 720-848-0833 Fax: 720-848-0841
    Email: jody.robertson@ucdenver.edu

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 17.5
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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