One Day Evaluation. July 22, 2014 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET. Save the Date!. Please Register at: www.organdonationalliance.org. Transplant Quality Resource Guide and Tools (TQRGT).
July 22, 2014 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Please Register at: www.organdonationalliance.org
Transplant Quality Resource Guide and Tools (TQRGT)
The TQRGT is a road map incorporating best practices for developing and sustaining high quality, patient-centered excellence in donation and transplantation. Included are strategies, change concepts, actions, robust resources, templates, and worksheets intended to enhance the infrastructure and operations of all transplant programs.
To view the TQRGT, please visit:
Or go to www.organdonationalliance.org and click on the resource tab
August 26, 2014 - 3:00pm ET
Donor/Recipient Communication and Confidentiality
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MichalynPelphrey, RN, MSN, ACNP, CCTC
Liver Transplant Coordinator
Comprehensive Transplant Center
Cedar-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Process Improvement Group Formed in 2006
Difficulty for patients to travel the Los Angeles area multiple days.
Evaluations were prolonged due to all of these logistical issues.
Delay in listing patients.
Would it be possible to do the entire evaluation in one day?
What would it require to make this happen?
How would we get patients to and from each department in a timely fashion?
How can we resolve other factors causing delay in listing
All patients have a life threatening disease!
Cancer exception points
Meetings with Departments to request weekly reserved time on one day of the week
Meetings with each Consultant requesting availability for set weekly time period availability
Meeting with Dental Clinic
Review of Records
Financial clearance for initial appointment
Patients sent to local lab to complete evaluation lab testing
Financial Clearance for Evaluation Day
Evaluation Day Scheduled
Patients arrive at 6:15 am for registration
Met by Pre-Transplant Management Assistant and Volunteer Ambassadors to assist with registration and navigate hospital
Lunch – 12:00pm-1:00pm
Late afternoon (4:30pm-6:30pm)
Post Liver Transplant Volunteers
Vital to completing evaluation testing
Navigate the hospital
Aim to assess efficiency of the one day evaluation
Implemented on February 14, 2007
Statistic analysis: 2-tailed T test
Significantly reduced time
Efficient Transplant Evaluation
You may type a question using the Q&A box located in the bottom center of your screen, directly underneath the PPT slide.