ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium
SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2017 | 09:00-12.50
CHAIRS: Annette Lennerling, Gothenburg, Sweden and Willem Weimar, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
09:00-10:30 SESSION 1
- Children as deceased donors
Marion Siebelink, Groningen, The Netherlands
- How and why should we perform psychological screening of living donors
Emma Massey, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
- Pushing for more anonymous (unspecified) living kidney donations?
Christopher Burns-Cox, London, United Kingdom
11:00-12:50 SESSION 2
- Is promotion of altruistic living donation killing altruism of the deceased?
Leonardo de Castro, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
- Questioning the definitions of death
Michael Nair-Collins, Tallahassee, United States
- Opportunities and hurdles in research in deceased donation
Rutger Ploeg, Oxford, United Kingdom
OBJECTIVES | To increase the knowledge, understanding, and skills to implement a successful living kidney exchange program.
TARGET AUDIENCE | Nephrologists, surgeons, psychologists, social workers, transplant coordinators, nurse practitioners.
Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Aspects of Organ Transplantation (ELPAT) is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on ethical, legal, and psychosocial aspects of organ donation and transplantation.
GOALS |Provides a forum for discussion about ethical, legal, and psychosocial problems and questions related to donation and transplantation; Organizes regular, international open and invitational conferences.