Brain Death and Organ Donation


Date & Location
Friday, February 1, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Mid-America Transplant Services, St. Louis, MO

Overview
The purpose of this course is to discuss current policies and viewpoints regarding the determination of death and organ donation. Target audience for this activity; Critical Care Nurses, ICU Physicians, Ethicists, and Chaplains

Objectives
  1. Familiarize participants with the history and development of the neurologic criteria for determination of death in the United States
  2. Compare and contrast different philosophical, religious, and sociological perspectives on the neurologic criteria for determination of death
  3. Critically engage with diverse viewpoints regarding the neurologic criteria for determination of death and organ donation
  4. Discuss challenges to current policies and regulations regarding the neurologic criteria for determination of death and organ donation

Registration
Fees are complimentary and include parking, coffee, lunch, and a continuing education certificate, if applicable and requested at the time of registration. Space is limited and registration is required.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis University Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics, Washington University School of Medicine and Mid-America Transplant. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

Saint Louis University designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners will be given an attendance certificate designated for 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. It is your responsibility to know if this type of certificate will work for your  CE as reciprocal credits.