Professional Education Symposium Program

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Professional Education Symposium Program
8.45amRegistration Open
Acknowledgement of CountryMs Candice McKenzie,
Deakin University
WelcomeProfessor Karen Dwyer,
Deakin University
HousekeepingMs Rachel Shanahan,
Deakin University
9.45amIntroduction to organ and tissue transplantation and donation ethicsDr Dominique Martin,
Deakin University
10.00amSession One – Controversies in Deceased Donation Decision-making
1.A Presumed consent or “opt-out”Dr Antonia Cronin,
King's College London
DiscussionChair: Associate Professor Sonia Allan, Deakin University
1.B Approaching families to make a decision about donationDr Helen Opdam,
National Medical Director, DonateLife
DiscussionChair: Dr Ashani Lecamwasam,
MCRI/Austin Health/Deakin University
11.00amSession Two – Controversies in the management of risk
2.A Risk/benefit evaluation and acceptance of deceased donor organsProfessor Francis L Delmonico,
Harvard University
DiscussionChair: Mr Michael Fink,
Austin Health/The University of Melbourne
2.B Risk/benefit evaluation and acceptance of living donorsDr Ian Dittmer,
Auckland District Health Board
DiscussionChair: Miss Amanda Robertson, Royal Melbourne Hospital
1.00pmSession Three – Controversies in the search for an organ donor
3.A Public solicitation of living donorsAssociate Professor Allison Tong,
The University of Sydney
DiscussionChair: Ms Maeghan Toews, University of Adelaide
3.B Managing patients who have travelled abroad for transplantationProfessor Elmi Muller,
University of Cape Town
DiscussionChair: Professor Toby Coates,
University of Adelaide
2.00pmSession Four – Controversies in tissue banking
4.A Value in tissue donation and transplantation Associate Professor Marisa Herson,
Deakin University
DiscussionChair: Mr Ashley Eccles,
Organ and Tissue Authority
4.B Self-sufficiency in tissue productsMs Joyleen Winter,
Perth Bone and Tissue Bank
Dr Graeme Pollock, Director,
Lions Eye Donation Service,
University of Melbourne
DiscussionChair: Dr Lucy Sullivan, Doherty Institute
3.30pmSession Five – Emerging ethical challenges
5.A Access to transplantation for individuals without legal residency statusDr Dominique Martin,
Deakin University
DiscussionChair: Dr Adam Steinberg, St Vincent’s Hospital
5.B Reducing domestic inequities in donation and access to transplantationProfessor Karen Dwyer,
Deakin University
DiscussionChair: Dr Paul Lawton, Menzies
4.30pmConcluding Remarks
4.45pmClose of the Symposium
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