Note: For CME or CHTC credit, you must complete the evaluation and post-test following the activity. A CME or CHTC certificate will be mailed to you approximately two weeks after completion of the survey.
Learn practical applications of the recently updated matching criteria for selection of marrow, PBSC and cord blood unit (CBU) cell sources. Attendees will gain perspective on which pre- and post-transplant factors have the most impact on outcomes, optimal match criteria for selecting marrow, PBSC, and CBUs, and non-HLA factors impact on cell source decisions. Attendees will also learn about ongoing research trials and impact on donor and cord selections and timing.
Register for Part II: Case studies: Applying 2012 HLA matching guidelines for HCT selection
- Identify the pre- and post-transplant factors that contribute to improved HCT survival
- Apply updated matching criteria for selecting marrow, PBSC and cord blood cell sources for transplant recipients
- Identify strategies for selecting between mismatched loci with consideration for decision-making based on the strength of supporting research
Dennis Confer, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
National Marrow Donor Program
This activity is intended for transplant physicians and healthcare professionals involved in the selection of unrelated donors and CBUs for HCT.
Accreditation and Certification
This activities has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Medical College of Wisconsin and the National Marrow Donor Program. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates these live activities for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.
Speaker Financial Disclosure:
Dennis Confer, M.D. - None
Mary Horowitz, M.D., M.S. (activity director) - None
If you have any questions regarding this program, call Renee Ryan at (800) 526-7809 ext. 8430, or e-mail email@example.com.
- Spellman SR, Eapen M, Logan BR, et al. A perspective on the selection of unrelated donors and cord blood units for transplantation. Blood, 2012; 120 (2): 259-265.