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Helpful Websites

for Clinicians

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Patient, general transplant, digestive disease, and financial websites can be found here.

 

Pediatric specific websites can be found here. 

American Gastroenterological Association

Purpose: Provides clinical guidelines for numerous digestive diseases. 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Purpose: Educate and support services for the healthcare of the pediatric population. 

American Liver Foundation

Purpose: Liver education and advocacy. 

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

Purpose: To improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Purpose: Education and advocacy for individuals with mental health conditions. 

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Purpose: Medical professional and patient education on anesthesia and pain management. 

Association for Vascular Access (AVA)

Purpose: Research and advocacy for innovations in vascular access. 

American Society of Transplantation

Purpose: Education on all types of transplantation. 

American Society of Transplant Surgeons 

Purpose: Advances the art and science of transplant surgery through patient care, research, education, and advocacy.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Purpose: Useful resource for providers who have patients who may have swallowing or feeding difficulties post-transplant or may have speech deficits from mechanical ventilation. 

Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC)

Purpose: Focuses on improving public policy and increasing public awareness with respect to diseases of the digestive system.

Infusion Nurses Society (INS)

Purpose: International nonprofit organization representing infusion nurses and other clinicians who are engaged in the specialty practice of infusion therapy.

International Transplant Nurses Society

Purpose: Education and clinical practice of transplant nurses. 

LIFT-ECHO

The Learn Intestinal Failure TeleECHO Clinic (LIFT-ECHO)—launched by Kishore Iyer, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York—is an online community of medical professionals dedicated to supporting the treatment and management of intestinal failure patients.

Joint Commission

Purpose: Production of clinical guidelines, such as CLABSI protocols. 

North American Society For Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN)

Purpose: Research and education in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. 

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) 

Purpose: Dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.