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Voltar para Organ Donation: From Death to Life

Organ Donation: From Death to Life , University of Cape Town

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Informações sobre o curso

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 The course is certified for continuing professional development (CPD) points in South Africa. Send your completion certificate to 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

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por AT

Aug 20, 2017


por JP

Jun 01, 2018

I really very thank full to this team. From this course i came to know and gain knowledge ,these four week lessons was really informative.

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por Jessica Koen

Nov 04, 2018

Well structured and organised with relevant and interesting topics covered

por 陶磊

Jul 14, 2018


por Janani Premanathan

Jun 01, 2018

I really very thank full to this team. From this course i came to know and gain knowledge ,these four week lessons was really informative.

por Russel Hlatshwayo

Apr 22, 2018

Great course indeed. Keep it up !!!!

por Retchell L. Morales

Mar 28, 2018

Great course! Very helpful and easy to understand.

por Jonathan Golland

Mar 09, 2018

interesting about or donation. Although, it is the 2010s, as I have surprised there was no mention of growing organs using 3-D printers or any futuristic technologies used that would help in organ donation.

por Anita Etale

Mar 08, 2018

The course is easily understood even by a non-medical professional and well presented

por Halleux Charly

Mar 06, 2018

Very useful

por Pieter van Aswegen

Mar 04, 2018

Very well presented and cover the whole process broadly

por Olga Ternuscsák

Feb 07, 2018

Very nice course.