Description: This short lecture by Anna Forsberg presents a case of non-adherence to the immunosuppressive medication after liver transplantation and the patient’s rationale behind his behaviour. Professor Forsberg discusses the reasons for being non-adherent, how transplant professionals can intervene and the fact that the patient’s meaning-making might lead to deliberate non-adherent behaviour.
Transition in paediatric transplantation: Moving together with the Generation Alfa
Speaker: Jelena Stojanovic
Description: Medication nonadherence is a leading cause for allograft loss amongst adolescents and is particularly of concern during transition to adult service. This lecture by Jelena Stojanovic discusses profile of adolescents who have undergone transplant in childhood, their psychological characteristics on the background of human behaviour with recommendations on how healthcare professionals can support young people during transition therefore minimising chances for nonadherence.