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Immunosuppression Strategies in Simultaneous Organ Transplant

Danielle Kovac and Douglas Jennings


Danielle Kovac, PharmD 
Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Clinical Pharmacist
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Douglas Jennings, PharmD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, FHFSA, BCPS
Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Dr. Kovac, Dr. Jennings, and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Dr. Muran is a consultant for Veloxis.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the pathophysiologic features and comorbid conditions leading to simultaneous organ transplant.
  • Identify key immunologic characteristics pertaining to simultaneous organ transplantation.
  • Construct evidence-based recommendations for induction and maintenance immunosuppression in simultaneous organ transplant.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 or $35 for all five courses. For ITPA 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: October 15, 2021 Expiration Date: October 11, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 0.75 hour CE: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs)

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