ASTS is hosting a Comprehensive DCD Workshop aimed at teaching attendees about all aspects of donation after circulatory death, from both a surgical and OPO perspective. The course will take place from May 1–2, 2018 at the Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE) in Houston, Texas, and will include surgical videos and discussion, didactic lectures from top surgeons in the field, and a hands-on cadaver lab.
| Registration Rates*
*Please note that registration does not include airfare and hotel.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org call the ASTS National Office at 703-414-7870 with any questions.
An initial program outline can be found below.Click here to download a more detailed PDF of the program outline.
|Tuesday, May 1, 2018
|8:00 - 10:00 am
||Setting Up a DCD Program at your Hospital
|10:00 am - 12:00 pm
||Setting Up the DCD Recovery
|1:00 - 3:00 pm
||Performing the DCD Recovery
|3:00 - 5:00 pm
||Strategies to Improve Outcomes
|Wednesday, May 2, 2018
|8:00 - 9:00 am
||Review of Day 1 and Thoracic Perspective
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm
||Hands-on Cadaver Lab
|12:00 - 2:30 pm
||Post-Operative Management and Outcomes
Rooms are available at the Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
and is walking distance to the meeting location. The rate is $289 per night and must be booked by April 13. To book your room now, CLICK HERE.