In part three of Select Presentations from the 2016 Lung Transplant Conference, Ms. Rachelle Zomak, Dr. Joseph Pilewski, and Ms. Behning present on topics related to post-transplant management.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be
- Review standard of excellence guidelines for post-transplant
care to improve patient survival and quality of life outcomes.
- Emphasize place and role of patient education in the
post-transplant process in efforts to improve patient outcomes
- Emphasize prevalence of cystic fibrosis population to
increase awareness and inspire research efforts.
- Analyze the impact of community acquired respiratory viruses
on allograft function, in efforts to improve patient outcomes.
basic administrative structure in efforts to improve patient outcomes
knowledge of the need for a team focused on post-transplant care
- Pattern and Predictors of Hospital Readmission During the
First Year After Lung Transplantation. Alrawashdeh M, Zomak R, Dew MA, Sereika S, Song MK, Pilewski
JM, DeVito Dabbs A. Am J Transplant. 2016 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14064. [Epub
ahead of print] PMID: 27676226
- Transplantation. 2008 Jan 27;85(2):193-202. doi:
10.1097/TP.0b013e318160135f. Adherence to the medical regimen during the first two years
after lung transplantation. Dew MA1, Dimartini AF, De Vito Dabbs A, Zomak R, De Geest S,
Dobbels F, Myaskovsky L, Switzer GE, Unruh M, Steel JL, Kormos RL, McCurry KR.
- Predictors of post-traumatic psychological growth in the
late years after lung transplantation. Fox KR, Posluszny DM, DiMartini AF, DeVito Dabbs AJ,
Rosenberger EM, Zomak RA, Bermudez C, Dew MA. Clin Transplant. 2014 Apr;28(4):384-93. doi:
- Am J Transplant. 2016 Sep 24. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14062. [Epub
ahead of print] Long-Term Follow-up of a Randomized Controlled Trial
Evaluating a Mobile Health Intervention for Self-Management in Lung Transplant
Recipients. Rosenberger EM, DeVito Dabbs AJ, DiMartini AF, Landsittel
DP, Pilewski JM, Dew MA.
- Atrial arrhythmias after lung transplantation: Incidence and
risk factors in 652 lung transplant recipients. D'Angelo AM, Chan EG, Hayanga JW, Odell DD, Pilewski J,
Crespo M, Morrell M, Shigemura N, Luketich J, Bermudez C, Althouse AD, D'Cunha
J. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep;152(3):901-9. doi:
- The ripple effect of a complication in lung transplantation:
Evidence for increased long-term survival risk. Chan EG, Bianco V 3rd, Richards T, Hayanga JW, Morrell M,
Shigemura N, Crespo M, Pilewski J, Luketich J, D'Cunha J. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Apr;151(4):1171-9. doi:
- Healthcare Transformation and Changing
Roles for Nursing.Salmond SW, Echevarria M.Orthop Nurs. 2017 Jan/Feb;36(1):12-25. doi:
- A Strategic Approach for Developing an
Advanced Practice Workforce: From Postgraduate Transition-to-Practice
Fellowship Programs and Beyond.Taylor DA, Broyhill BS, Burris AM, Wilcox
MA.Nurs Adm Q. 2017 Jan/Mar;41(1):11-19.
- Opportunities for interprofessional input
into nurse and physician hand-off communication. Serksnys D, Nanchal R, Fletcher KE. J Crit Care. 2016 Sep 10;38:47-51. doi:
10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.09.004. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27838439
Ms. Zomak, Dr. Pilewski, and Ms. Behning have reported no relevant
relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services.
All presenters disclosure of relevant financial
relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or
distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients
is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee,
speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a
position to control the content of this education activity have relevant
financial relationships to disclose.
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this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1
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the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care
professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are
equivalent to .75 contact hour.
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Release Date: 6/27/2017 | Last Modified On: 6/27/2017 | Expires: 6/27/2018