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Education Development

A key component of BC Transplant's mandate is to support knowledge-development through research and teaching.

There are various transplant-related education opportunities throughout the year available to both BC Transplant staff and other health care professionals who want to learn more about organ donation and transplantation.

BCT Education Days

Every year, BC Transplant hosts an educational conference for healthcare professionals around the province who work in organ donation and transplantation. 

This year, BCT Education Days 2019: Journey from Donation to Transplant will be held on September 16 and 17 at Vancouver General Hospital's Paetzold Health Education Centre. As part of BC Transplant's mandate to support knowledge development through research and teaching, our two-day conference will feature a program focused on organ donation (September 16) and transplant (September 17).

Registration and event details coming soon.

You can view the presentations from past years below:

· Journey from Donation to Transplant (Organ Donation Day) – September 24, 2018

· Journey from Donation to Transplant (Transplant Day) – September 25, 2018

· Managing the Long Term Transplanted Kidney Patient – May 23, 2017

· Living Kidney Donation – May 26, 2016

If you have any questions around education development, please contact the front desk at 604-877-2240 or info@bct.phsa.ca.

Province-wide Rounds

UBC Division of Nephrology Province-Wide Rounds are held throughout the year on a variety of renal care topics. Rounds are hosted at St. Paul's Hospital or Vancouver General Hospital and video conferenced to ten sites around the province. 

Local and invited speakers present to an audience that includes staff nephrologists, fellows, residents, visiting medical students, renal nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers and other healthcare professionals.

Sessions are taped. More information is available through the BC Renal Agency website.

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