To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate and the use of Evusheld

August 18, 2022 - 2:00 PM (EASTERN TIME)


Sara Geatrakas, MSN, RN, CCTC
Manager, Organ Transplantation
Hackensack University Medical Center

Dr. Cameron Wolfe, MBBS (Hons), MPH, FIDSA, FAST
Associate Professor of Medicine Transplant Infectious Diseases
Duke University Hospital - Duke Transplant Center


Much debate has been had about requirements for COVID vaccination in the transplant space, especially pre-transplant. This discussion will focus on the pros and cons of requiring vaccine, in both staff and family and patients.
We will discuss the difficult decisions faced by Organ Transplant programs regarding patient COVID-19 vaccination statuses, mandates, and the use of the prophylactic medication EVUSHELD. 

Learning Objectives
  • Review the background data on COVID vaccination and discuss the ethical challenges with vaccine requirements
  • Discuss advantages of a broad requirement for vaccination
  • To understand the science and rationales behind the uses of COVID-19 vaccines and the drug EVUSHELD for organ transplant recipients
  • To understand the debates and controversies that exist regarding vaccination mandates and prophylaxis use for organ transplant recipients
  • Learn from other transplant program's experiences with COVID-19 vaccination and EVUSHELD use

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Bonus Webinar

Maribavir for Refractory Cytomegalovirus Infections With or Without Resistance Post-Transplant: Results from a Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial

August 25, 2022 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)


Christian Connelly-Hooker, MSN, MBA, RN, CCM
Medical Science Liaison

Learning Objectives   
  • Describe maribavir mechanism of action and it's indication
  • Review maribavir clinical data (SOLSTICE trial), including safety and efficacy


No CE Available with this webinar


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Continuing Education:

NATCO will award continuing education certificates to participants who attend this webinar. CE records are maintained by the NATCO Executive Office for a period of seven years. This program has been approved by the American Board for Transplant Certification for 1.0 Category 1 CEPTC.

Members may register at no cost. There is a fee of $35.00 for non-members.

We encourage your organization to register as a group. You may have an unlimited number of attendees per connection. Please designate one person as the group leader. Only the group leader registers. The group leader will be responsible for verifying the attendance of members of the group for the purpose of distributing CE credits.