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Instructional Program Recording Announcement

Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rebecca Riedesel
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Instructional Program Recording Announcement

"VCAs Have Arrived” Recording Available


This video reviews the criteria defining a vascularized composite allograft and covers the VCA transplantation process, starting at the OPO and ending at the transplant hospital.


OPOs and transplant hospitals interested in involvement with VCA transplantation.


A recording is now available. It lasts approximately 14 minutes and can be accessed here. The objectives are as follows:
1. Identify a VCA by the 9 item definition in the Final Rule.
2. Describe the VCA recovery, allocation, and transplantation process

Evaluation and Assessment

Once you have viewed the recording, click here to access the evaluation and assessment.

Other Resources

Additional information and resources on VCA transplantation can be found on the OPTN and Transplant ProSM websites.


If you have any questions, please contact UNOS Instructional Innovations at education@unos.org.

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