Continuing Education | 2019 Information

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and LifeSource. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 6.5 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Education Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Demonstrate donation process knowledge and identify roles in the donation process across a broad continuum of care;
  • Recognize and practice collaborative donation communication with LifeSource;
  • Recognize healthcare expectations among diverse cultures; and
  • Utilize best practices to manage stress and maintain a positive attitude in the workplace.


This symposium is designed for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals who are: involved in the care of patients and families at the end-of-life; motivated to improve the outcomes of donation and transplantation; interested in increasing the number of registered donors in workplaces and communities with the overall goal of making organ, tissue and eye donation a societal norm. Professionals from intensive care, operating room, respiratory therapy, family care, transplant programs, as well as Medical Examiners, coroners and funeral directors, will benefit from attending.