May 11, 2020
COVID-19: Organ Donation and Transplant Town Hall International Webinar #3
Organ transplant organizations convened for a third town-hall style webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on organ donation and transplant.
- Making Sense of the Tests
- Moving into the Future
- Impact of COVID-19 on Donor and Transplant Numbers: OPTN Update
- Emerging From Quarantine
- Surgical Prioritization in a Global Pandemic
- When Can Patients Return to Clinic/Phlebotomy
- Criteria to Remove Quarantine
- What to do with COVID-19 survivors in need of transplantation
- Donors with History of COVID-19
- Donor Testing: What will be the standard moving forward?
April 17, 2020
New York vs. COVID-19: We ARE Winning!
The New York region’s transplant hospitals and OPOs joined forces to share experiences and solutions in a collaborative webinar on organ donation and transplantation during COVID-19.
- Statewide Communication: Command Center
- Statewide Communication: Upstate Perspectives
- LiveOnNY Becomes a Virtual OPO
- Patient Focused Care: Communication
- Creating a Safe Environment
- Patient Management Outside the Transplant Center
- Staff Education and Support
- Ambulatory Practice Management
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 Special Webinar on Donor and Organ Transplant Issues
The American Society of Transplantation recorded a special module on donor & organ transplant issues.
- Precautions for the Procurement Team
- Screening Donors and Candidates
- Protecting the Workforce: Surgical Aspects
- Protecting the Workforce: Infection Control
April 13, 2020
COVID-19: Organ Donation and Transplant Town Hall International Webinar #2
Organ transplant organizations convened for a second town hall-style webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on organ donation and transplant.
- Updated Data and Registries
- Update on Management
- Ethical Issues
March 23, 2020
COVID-19: Organ Donation and Transplant Town Hall Webinar #1
Organ donation and transplant professionals from around the world convened in a town hall webinar aimed at helping health care professionals navigate the ever-evolving COVID-19 health crisis.
- Presentation, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
- Getting to Transplant
- Operational Issues
- Next Steps: Data Collection and Sharing
- Resources and Final Thoughts
- Overview of screening potential donors: Kevin O’Connor, president and CEO of LifeCenter Northwest (PDF)
- Ways to minimize staff exposure: Kelly Ranum, CEO of the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (PDF)
- Questions to ask while managing a transplant program during the COVID-19 outbreak: Luciano Potena, M.D., Ph.D., Dipartimento Cardio-Toraco-Vascolare, Policlinico Sant’Orsola-Malpighi (PDF, 2 pages)
- Protocol for screening potential recipients for heart or lung transplantation: Potena (PDF)