19 March, 2021

2nd KSA Intermediate Online Training Course

The second TPM course for participants from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia took place from the 8th to the 10th of March, 2021, in collaboration with the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation (SCOT).

Around 50 health professionals (ICU doctors, nurses and Transplant Coordinators) from all regions of the KSA were trained by an international group of experts with vast experience both in organ donation and training:

Dr. Francesco Procaccio, consultant at Italian National Transplant Organization (CNT); Dr. José Luis Escalante, Director of Transplant Program at University Hospital Gregorio Marañón from Madrid (Spain); Dr. Željka Gavranović, Anesthesiology and Critical Care specialist and transplant coordinator at University Hospital Centre “Sestre Milosrdnice” from Zagreb (Croatia); Dr. Rafael Badenes, Anesthesiology and Critical Care specilaist at University Hopsital Clinic of Valencia (Spain); Mr. Luc Colenbie, transplant coordinator and Belgian delegate in the European committee on organ transplantation; and Dr. Martí Manyalich, Assessor on Transplantation, Medical Direction at Univeristy Hospital Clinic of Barcelona (Spain).

The results and comments from the evaluation report are very positive, with an overall course assessment of 4.7 (from a scale of 1 to 5).

We are thankful to the international and local faculty, as well as to the organizing team who was involved and made the course a success!