Northern Territory Education Sessions: Organ Donation and Transplant in the NT: Navigating Barriers to Equity
04 Oct 2023 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Join us for this first in a series of 3 informative webinars convened by the NT Committee, designed to shed light on crucial topics affecting the Northern Territory.
These sessions aim to provide valuable insights and foster discussions on key issues. Don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your knowledge and engage with experts in the field.
Organ Donation and Transplant in the NT: Navigating Barriers to Equity
Equitable access to transplant within the Northern Territory has faced numerous barriers with challenges of logistics associated with remoteness and ingrained biases within the healthcare system. The NT Committee of the RACP invites you to an insightful education session and discussion regarding these issues explaining recent successes within the Territory as well as persistent issues that prevent equity in transplant access.
- Understand the unique challenges of equitable transplant access in the Northern Territory.
- Explore the logistical barriers associated with remoteness.
- Examine the ingrained biases within the healthcare system and their impact.
- Discover recent successes and examples of clinician and patient experiences.
- Dr. Paul Lawton, Honorary Research Fellow at Menzies School of Health Research and Director of Renal Medicine, Alfred Health: Analyses of registry data describing organ transplant access as an Australia-wide problem.
- Professor William Majoni, Director of Top End Renal Service and Clinical Lead, Transplantation: The successes and challenges of renal transplant in the Top End.
- Dr Annie Kilpatrick, Paediatrician, Alice Springs Hospital: The Paediatric experience of patients pre and post-transplant in Central Australia.
Registration is free for all sessions, and open to both RACP members and non-members. These sessions will be conducted online. You will receive a link to join after registration.
You can also use the registration button below to register for the other 2 sessions:
- Fellows of the RACP will have their attendance automatically recorded in their MyCPD record as Category 1 for 1.5 hours.
- Non-members may request a certificate of attendance to assist with claiming CPD hours with their own college.