All Critical Care, Emergency Room, Palliative Care Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners are Invited to Attend.

April 7, 2017, 8 am – 4 pm

Bryan Glazer Family JCC

522 North Howard Avenue

Tampa, Florida 33606

CEUs, Trauma, and Stroke Hours Offered

No Registration Fee!


Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided
** Register by March 24th **
Registration and Breakfast at 7:00 a.m.
Program Begins Promptly at 8:00 a.m. and Ends at 4:00 p.m.


  • “A New Hope:” A Gift of Life Story
  • The Need by the Numbers: Lives Hanging in the Balance
  • Effective Communication: Transitioning from Despair to Hope
  • Hot Topics: Donation and Transplantation Advances
  • Optimizing Donor Potential: The Clinical Balancing Act
  • The Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) Process
  • The Declaration of Death
  • Connect to Cause
  • The Force is with You to Save Lives

Educational Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of local and national best practice initiatives, partnering with Health and Human Services, Center for Medicaid/Medicare Services, Joint Commission, and DNV Healthcare Inc. and local hospitals.
  • Gain an increased understanding of the donation process, including the referral process, donor management, brain death declaration and family communication.
  • Understand the Donation After Circulatory Death (DCD) process.
  • Connect the role of the healthcare professional to the outcomes of donation and transplantation.