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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Organ Donation: From Death to Life by University of Cape Town

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About the Course

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

Top reviews

May 22, 2020

An excellent, professionally prepared course. Very informative. Different aspects about the organ donation procedures, that are always grey areas in people's minds, are well covered and answered.

Aug 2, 2021

Everything I know about organ donation will come from this course. I don't think I would have gotten exposure to such comprehensive information otherwise. Really enjoyed the course.

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By Tebogo A M

Mar 19, 2020

learnt a lot.

By Edward F D

Oct 20, 2020


By Paramjeet K

May 28, 2019


By Halleux C

Mar 6, 2018

Very useful

By Stacey B

Feb 7, 2019

Thank you!

By chayeza

Jun 28, 2020


By seif t

Oct 14, 2020

fuck you

By Ronique E

Aug 31, 2021

The content was well organised and the videos were quite professional. My only criticism is that think it was bit insensitive when asking questions about religious beliefs in the quizzes (for example, quoting the Quran or saying that all members of a religion should agree with organ donation because some of there religious leaders agree).

By Kristen B

May 21, 2020

I found this course to be very insightful, and I will definitely think more about organ donation in my future career path.

By JeanPaule R

Jan 10, 2021

why wasnt my certificate an honor certificate even though i got high grades on my honor assignments?


Jul 2, 2021

Excellent grasps on topics with real life explanations

By Nicole C

Aug 28, 2019

Interesting and informative

By Nicolene M

Apr 7, 2020

it was very informative

By Banyana B

Jun 21, 2021

Very informative


May 18, 2020

The course offers a great knowledge and it is enjoyable and quick. However, your assessments are sort of meant to trick you. They are more like mind games, if you miss on the wording then you are out.

By Jonathan G

Mar 9, 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.