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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to the course

1 video (Total 2 min), 9 readings
9 readings
About us: Introduction to the Team5m
Welcome to Leiden University5m
Complete our short survey10m
Tips for studying online5m
Being successful in an international virtual learning environment5m
Behaving in an academic way5m
CME information10m
How to apply for CME credit10m
CME FAQs10m
5 hours to complete

Before the Transplant

11 videos (Total 79 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Immunogenetics7m
Introduction to the Immune System6m
The Humoral Immune System6m
Histocompatibility7m
Cases from Daily Practice - Patient Selection7m
Eurotransplant Company Film 'More than a Match'13m
Interview: Transplant Recipient and Donor: Part 110m
Epitopes6m
4 readings
Glossary10m
References5m
HLA Epitope Matching is the Future30m
HLA Antibody Detection: Not All Antibodies are the Same30m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge30m
Check your knowledge10m
Week
2
8 hours to complete

The Procedure and the Patient

14 videos (Total 111 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
14 videos
The Diabetic Patient10m
The Elderly Patient6m
Organ Procurement and Preservation9m
Kidney Transplant Surgery7m
Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney & Islet Transplantation15m
A: Cases from Daily Practice: Different Choices for Different Diabetic Patients5m
B: Cases from Daily Practice: Different Choices for Different Diabetic Patients6m
Interview: Patient with Diabetes14m
Interview: Transplant Recipient and Donor: Part 24m
B Cell Replacement and Diabetes Type II11m
Surgical Challenged Patients6m
7 readings
Introduction to Watching 360 VR Videos10m
Serious Game: A Patient with Immunological Challenges30m
Glossary10m
References5m
Highly Sensitized Patients: The AM Program30m
Additional Challenged Transplant Recipients30m
Living Kidney Donation30m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge30m
Check your knowledge20m
Week
3
10 hours to complete

Early Challenges in Transplantation

12 videos (Total 95 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Cellular Rejection8m
Antibody Mediated Rejection6m
Immune Suppression10m
Novel Therapeutics: Cell Therapy after Transplantation8m
Cases from Daily Practice A - Patient Cases with Early Challenges6m
Cases from Daily Practice B - Patient Cases with Early Challenges6m
Interview Transplant Recipient & Donor: Part 38m
The Complement System and Transplantation11m
Cases from Daily Practice: Patient Case with an Early Challenge7m
9 readings
Serious Game: Interactive Patient Case30m
Optional - Immunesuppressive Regimens and Toxicity Profiles1h
Biomarkers40m
Therapeutic drug monitoring of immunosuppressive drugs1h
Glossary10m
References5m
A closer Look at Antibody Mediated Rejection30m
Innate Immunity and Impact on Transplantation30m
Molecular Insights into Cellular Rejection30m
2 practice exercises
Check your knowledge20m
Check your knowledge10m
Week
4
7 hours to complete

Late Challenges in Transplantation

12 videos (Total 96 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
12 videos
Malignancies8m
Late Challenges after Pancreas and Islet Transplantation8m
Post Transplant Diabetes Mellitus8m
Cardiovascular Disease7m
Tolerance: Interview with Prof. Claas (LUMC) and Prof. Wood (Oxford)13m
Cases from Daily Practice A - Patient Cases with Late Challenges5m
Cases from Daily Practice B - Patient Cases with Late Challenges6m
Recurrence of Kidney Disease after Transplantation8m
Vaccination and Transplantation8m
5 readings
Pneumocystis jirovecii10m
Glossary10m
References5m
Skin Diseases after Transplantation and Dermatological Aftercare30m
Tolerance in more Detail30m
5 practice exercises
Check your knowledge30m
Patient Case 1: Enhanced Glucose after SPK15m
Patient Case 2: Hyperglycemia after Islet Transplantation15m
Patient Case 3: A Complication after Pancreas-alone Transplantation15m
Check your knowledge20m
1 hour to complete

Final Quiz

1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Complete our short survey10m
2 practice exercises
Final Exam1h
Final Honours Exam16m
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Top reviews from Clinical Kidney, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation

By SWDec 27th 2016

Wonderful course. Great instruction on very interesting topics. Videos support learning and a good amount of information every week. Thanks for the organization and delivery of this course.

By AEMay 24th 2017

THE BEST COURSE I have taken in COURSERA\n\nGREAT LECTURERS , BEST VIDEOS, AND VERY ORGANIZED\n\n3D movies are really fantastic\n\nHope to join in future sessions to get better scores

Instructors

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Marlies Reinders

Prof. Dr.
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
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Frans Claas

Professor
LUMC, Department of Immunohaematology and Blood Transfusion
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Cees van Kooten

Professor
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
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Sebastiaan Heidt

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Immunohaematology and Blood Transfusion
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Volkert Huurman

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Transplant Surgery
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Hans de Fijter

Professor
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
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Eelco de Koning

Professor
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation and Endocrinology and Metabolism
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Andre Baranski

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Transplant Surgery
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Ton Rabelink

Professor
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
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Aiko de Vries

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
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Jan Nico Bouwes Bavinck

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Dermatology
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Leo Visser

Professor
LUMC, Department of Infectious Diseases
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Ingeborg Bajema

Dr.
LUMC, Department of Pathology

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

About Leiden University Medical Center

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) consists of educational activities that aim to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance in order to maintain competence and learn about new and developing areas of the medical field. Content for these programs is developed, reviewed, and delivered by faculty who are experts in their individual clinical areas. In various countries, a certain amount of CME-credit hours must be obtained by medical professionals to maintain their licenses.

    For this course it is possible to obtain 5, 9 or 13 CME credit points. For more information on how to obtain these points we like to refer to the "Additional introduction for obtaining CME credit" module in week 1 of the course

  • Yes, if you have already done the course previously and obtained the Coursera official Course Certificate as proof we encourage you to apply for the CME credits. You can obtain 5 or 9 CME as follows:

    1. Sign up for the course at “Boerhaave Continuous Medical Education” (https://www.boerhaavecontinuousmedicaleducation.com/)

    2. Upload your Verified Certificate from Coursera (without honors 5 CME or with honors 9 CME). Pay the contribution according to “Boerhaave Continuous Medical Education." They will provide you with the instructions and add the CME credits to GAIA (Dutch participants) and/or provide you with a CME certificate (international participants)

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