• Outcome reporting for donation and transplantation: Minimum standards from the TTS Data Harmonization Group. Building from what's in place

  • Outcome reporting for donation and transplantation: Minimum standards from the TTS Data Harmonization Group. Building from what's in place

  • Outcome reporting for donation and transplantation: Minimum standards from the TTS Data Harmonization Group. Building from what's in place

#Outcome Reporting #Africa

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:00 PM (Local time in Johannesburg)
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No transplant program can operate without effective data collection. Come a learn what minimum datasets should be collected and why. Learn about the technological and regulatory supports that exist to maximize data collection. Understand how reports from such data can be presented for maximal effect and impact. Build a power basis for future research and collaboration through learning these best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the latest effort to harmonize data collection and reporting on the global scale from the TTS Data Harmonization Committee

  • Gain an understanding of the challenges in the African context to such data collection and what is in place across a spectrum of African countries

Accreditation Statement

“This Masterclass has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 1 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

Attendance to the live Masterclass and the completion of the post-event survey are mandatory to receive the certificate and CME credits.

“Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.

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Harmonizing data collection and reporting on a global scale

Dorry Segev

Associate Vice Chair for Research
Professor of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, USA

Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, is the Marjory K. and Thomas Pozefsky Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology and Associate Vice Chair of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. He is the founder and director of the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation (ERGOT), the largest and most prolific group of its kind in the world

Data Collection in Africa - Starting and expanding a Renal Registry

Razeen Davids

Professor, Department of Medicine
Stellenbosch University

Head of the Division of Nephrology
Tygerberg Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa

Razeen Davids is head of the Division of Nephrology at Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. In 2000-2001 he was an International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Fellow at the University of Toronto with Professor Mitch Halperin, studying electrolyte and acid-base disorders. His other interests include medical education and the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease. Prof Davids is an ISN Educational Ambassador and has been a host mentor to ISN Fellows from several African countries and from Nepal. He was involved in establishing the South Africa Renal Registry and the African Renal Registry. He is Deputy Editor of the African Journal of Nephrology.

Data Collection in the African Context

David Thomson

Critical Care Specialist
Consultant Surgeon
Transplant Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa

Dr David Thomson is a Critical Care specialist and a consultant surgeon in the Transplant Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital. He is a lecturer at the University of Cape Town. David completed his undergraduate medical training in Durban at the University of KwaZulu Natal. He went on to specialize in surgery at the University of Cape Town completing his FCS in 2011, MMed in surgery in 2012 and a critical care fellowship in 2015. 

He was the winner of the Bunny Angorn prize in Surgical Research and was awarded the Garron Caine Travelling fellowship spending time in Boston, USA at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Centre for Surgery and Public Health. He works between the Critical Care Department and the Transplant Unit performing kidney and liver transplants and ICU rounds. He has an interest in promoting organ donation and transplantation. Specifically through education projects and by refining hospital systems to ensure all potential donors are adequately assessed and managed and that the families are appropriately counselled.

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