Transplant Center Coordinator Training
Get the tools you need to fully use the support available to you through your center’s partnership with the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®. By participating in the Transplant Center Coordinator Training, you’ll learn our systems and services so you can provide the best support available to your patients and donors.
Transplant Center Coordinator Training is designed for transplant center coordinators who are new to their role or for those who have not taken the course in several years and would like to familiarize themselves with changes to our systems and services.
While designed for transplant center coordinators, anyone at a NMDP/Be The Match Network affiliated transplant center may sign up for the training. Please note, this training is not applicable to those who do not have access to MatchSource®. If you are searching for education opportunities, the WMDA offers a wide variety.
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A 30-minute session each day of the training covers free programs and services available to your patients before and after transplant. Register using the link below and join the relevant sessions on:
- Patient Financial Assistance (Day 1)
- Pre-Transplant Support (Day 2)
- Post-Transplant Support (Day 3)
When you will meet
Transplant Center Coordinator training occurs virtually. Training cohorts meet once a week for three weeks from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST.
Thursdays: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14
What you will learn
In the Transplant Center Coordinator Training Program, you’ll learn:
- The systems you’ll use before, during and after a patient’s transplant, such as MatchSource, our donor search and patient case management syste
- The services and programs we offer your center and patients at every stage including Access to Transplant, Search & Testing and Workup & Transplant/Post-Transplant
- Your role and the role of your partners at the NMDP/Be The Match
- How the NMDP/Be The Match operates
Please note: Times and topics are subject to change. Continuing Education credits are not available for this training course.
Reduce your patients’ treatment barriers. Your patients should have access to the cell therapies they need to treat their disease. Our goal is to help you remove your patients’ barriers to treatment so they can receive the appropriate therapy when it is needed.
Find the best source of cells for your patients and learn about the wide range pre-transplant support and resources available for your patients. For every search, you have matching tools, support and expert advice from our team—all grounded in research and analytics. We aim to help you efficiently manage the search and testing process and find the best match for your patients,
Workup & Transplant:
Throughout the donor workup, cell collection and shipment, and transplant process, you can access support to ensure the safe delivery of the life-saving cells your patient needs, from anywhere in the world.
Following transplant, you rely on us for continued support and resources for you and your patients. Your center partners with the CIBMTR® to provide data that contributes to practice-changing research that helps patients and physicians
Who you will learn from
The Transplant Center Coordinator Training Program includes NMDP/Be The Match presenters from:
- Case Management
- Patient Support Center
- Search Strategy
- Clinical HLA
- Cord Blood Program
- And more
The Transplant Center Coordinator Resource Guide will help you onboard to your new role and provide a refresher if you’ve been in your role longer. You'll find information about:
- Our organization and the Network we support
- The team with which you'll work, including Case Management, Search Strategy, the Patient Support Center and your Clinical Operations Partne
- Tools and resources to help you fully benefit from the support available to you, like MatchSource® and this website
Continuing Education Credits
The NMDP Transplant Center Coordinator Training is approved for nursing continuing professional development and will award up to 13.25 contact hours over the 3-day activity.
- Day 1 = 4 contact hours
- Day 2 = 4.75 contact hours
- Day 3 = 4.5 contact hours
Successful completion of each training day requires:
- Participation in at least 90% of the live, virtual activity
- Completion/submission of an evaluation
Learning Outcome: After completing this continuing education/professional development activity, the participant will have increased knowledge of ways to reduce patient barriers to receiving a transplant by articulating the use of NMDP resources and/or tools.
Disclosures: Dr. Medhat Askar, a presenter for this educational event, is on the scientific advisory board for One Lambda, CareDx, and Immucor. All of the relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.
No relevant financial relationships were identified for any other individuals with the ability to control the content of the activity.
National Marrow Donor Program is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.