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Organ Donation

Considering someone for organ and tissue donation at the end of life is complicated. The boundary between life and death is more complex than ever before and it falls to medical professionals to help clarify a situation at an often confusing and emotionally stressful time. In this course you will learn about the science behind death determination and when it is possible for deceased organ donation take place. The lectures will cover medical standards at the end of life - from brain death testing, to requesting informed consent from a grieving family. By improving knowledge of good ethical practices, cultural and religious considerations and the logistics of the organ donation process this course will empower the interactions and discussions of medical professionals and the general public at an often confusing time. This course will help you to ensure that the option of organ donation is compassionately explored in all appropriate situations at the end of life in the best way possible. Watch the course trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak-kVtmZGRs The course is certified for continuing professional development (CPD) points in South Africa. Send your completion certificate to [email protected] together with your HPCSA number for 25 general and 5 ethics points. For another interesting course on organ donation and transplantation, see Clinical Kidney, Pancreas and Islet Transplantation from Leiden University https://www.coursera.org/learn/clinical-kidney-transplantation

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Rating 4.8 based on 25 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks, 3 hours per week
Starts Aug 24 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Cape Town via Coursera
Instructor David Thomson
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Clinical Science Basic Science

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Organ & Tissue Donation Support Specialist $43k

Sales in Ministry Services and Charitable Donation $47k

RN, BSN. ORGAN TRANSPLANT UNIT $51k

Donation Coordinator/RN $51k

Regional Automated Donation Coordinator $61k

Organ Transplant Coord - Primary Children's Hospital $65k

Organ Transplant Tracking Record (OTTR) Administrator $68k

Organ Transplant Social Worker $71k

Senior Organ Recovery Coordinator $76k

Registered Nurse - Organ Transplant Unit $88k

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Organ Transplant $94k

Organ Recovery Coordinator 2 $100k

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Rating 4.8 based on 25 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort 4 weeks, 3 hours per week
Starts Aug 24 (5 weeks ago)
Cost $39
From University of Cape Town via Coursera
Instructor David Thomson
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Clinical Science Basic Science

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