Sep 21 2019

Illinois Transplant Pharmacists Association Symposium 2019

September 21, 2019

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM



UIC College of Pharmacy


833 South Wood St Rm 134-1, Chicago, IL 60612



 Illinois Transplant Pharmacists Association Symposium

Solid organ transplantation is an ever-evolving field with updates in pharmacotherapy and donor/recipient management continually challenging transplant providers to further advance their clinical knowledge and practice. This conference will provide experienced transplant clinicians the ability to gain deeper understanding of some of the latest developments occurring throughout the transplant community in order to best care for their patients. Highlighted topics include the use of marijuana in solid organ transplant and updates in antimicrobial & antiviral prophylaxis. Additionally, there will be a session focused on adherence both pre and post-transplant which will provide the attendees the ability to gain tools and guidance on how to optimize care for new transplant recipients.

Highlighted educational topics include:

  • Medication Non-Adherence in Kidney and Liver Transplant Recipients
  • Hashing it Out – Marijuana Use in Transplantation
  • Transplantation Considerations in the Aging Population  
  • Pharmacologic Considerations in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Immunizing Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
  • Updates on Antimicrobial Therapies in Solid Organ Transplant
  • Expanding Horizons: Utilization of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Infected Donors


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Jill Wilson

Date posted

Jan 22, 2019

Date updated

May 22, 2019