Introductory Webinar: Psychosocial and Ethical Perspectives in Transplantation

Introductory Webinar

Other than discussing the societal perceptions and acceptance of organ donation, we will have a round-table debate on presumed consent legislation. Participants will gain knowledge through the in-depth sharing of clinical experience and best practices through our programme.

Introductory Webinar: Psychosocial and Ethical Perspectives in Transplantation
Date 28 May 2022, Saturday
Time 9.00am to 6.00pm
Venue Zoom
Who should attend?
  • Medical Students
  • Specialist Trainees
  • Transplant Physicians
  • Transplant Coordinators
  • Nurses

Registration Cost

Registration Type Ticket Cost
Introductory Webinar only $50
Introductory Webinar and Transplant Coordinator Preceptorship $75

Programme

Time Session
9.00am to 9.05am Welcome Address
A/Prof Alfred Kow
National University Hospital, Singapore
9.05am to 9.50am “Am I my brother’s keeper?”: Is this an Obligation
Dr Sumytra Menon
Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Singapore
9.50am to 10.35am The Art of DCD: Approaching the DCD donor family
Dr Benjamin Goh
National University Hospital, Singapore
10.35am to 10.50am Q&A
10.50am to 11.00am Tea Break
11.00am to 12.30pm Debate: The house believes that presumed consent legislation is an ethically acceptable and effective way to increase Organ Donation for Transplantation
12.30pm to 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm to 2.00pm Religious Issues and Deceased Organ Donation
Prof Gurch Randhawa
Institute for Health Research, United Kingdom
2.00pm to 2.30pm Singapore’s Perspective on Deceased Organ Donation
A/Prof Tan Hui Ling
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
2.30pm to 3.00pm Deceased Organ Donation: Challenges and Solutions
Mr Samsudin Bin Nordin
National Organ Transplant Unit, Singapore
3.00pm to 3.15pm Q&A
3.15pm to 3.30pm Tea Break
3.30pm to 4.15pm Optimising Deceased Organ Donation in Critical Care Setting
Dr Pardeep Gill
Regional Clinical Lead for Organ Donation, South East England
4.15pm to 4.45pm Cultural and Gender Nuances in Living Donation
Prof A Vathsala
National University Hospital, Singapore
4.45pm to 5.15pm The Altruistic Donor
A/Prof Alfred Kow
National University Hospital, Singapore
5.15pm to 5.45pm Engaging the Youths: Raising Awareness on the Importance of Organ Donation
Mr Benjamin Ho
National Organ Transplant Unit, Singapore
5.45pm to 6.00pm Q&A

*The programme may be revised without prior notice.