Understand the key processes regarding organ donation with this course for healthcare professionals, anywhere in the world.
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Learn about different aspects of organ donation in this CPD-approved course
Despite organ donation being hugely important, there is currently limited training for the healthcare workforce regarding the complex issues around organ and tissue donation. This course aims to change that.
On the course, created in collaboration with the NHS Blood and Transplant service, you will learn about the basic principles and processes involved in organ donation from the legal aspects, to types of donation, to the importance of communication with families.
Please note that this course will be facilitated by the educators on the third Monday of every month.
- Fundamentals of organ donation
- Criteria for donation
- Legal and ethical issues around organ donation
- The role of the Specialist Nurse in Organ Donation
- Donations after Death by Neurological Criteria (Brainstem Death) or Circulatory Death
- Checking donor suitability
- The organ retrieval process
- Family care and follow up
Organ Donation: The Essentials for Healthcare Professionals has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 4 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). The expiry date for CPD approval is December 2021.
Who is the course for?
This course is for Specialist Nurses in Organ Donation (SNODs), and healthcare professionals such as nurses and doctors of all levels of experience who wish to either update their knowledge or improve their awareness of the subject, for personal or CPD reasons. It will also be useful for students training to become healthcare professionals.
Originally posted 2021-11-13 08:58:08.