Brain Death and Organ Donation (2014)

This is a pre-requisite to the Family Conversation workshop and Medical ADAPT.

This course looks at the background to organ donation and transplantation, as well as ethical, legal, medical and operational issues relating to it. Specifically this online course will be covering the following topics: 

  • Legislative History of Organ Donation and Transplantation
  • Ethics and Responsibilities of an Intensivist in Organ Donation
  • Donor Identification
  • Diagnosis of Brain Death
  • Management of the Potential Brain Dead Organ Donor
  • DCD Donor Identification and Management
  • The Donation Process
  • Controversies
All trainees who registered after January 1st 2014 are required to complete this course.