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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 Melissa H M

May 6, 2021

as a donor this was an indepth look into donating. it was great as ive lived it

By Germán G O

Aug 3, 2021

Es un gran curso muy útil para los médicos y demás profesionales de la salud.

By Charlie T

Aug 16, 2019

This course was extremely informative yet expertly organised and digestible.

By Tumisho M

Mar 12, 2021

This course was so insightful, it made me even want consider being a donor.

By Jessica K

Nov 4, 2018

Well structured and organised with relevant and interesting topics covered

By Johannes J E

Mar 11, 2020

Easily accessible, bite-sized videos and all freely available. Thank you.

By thusanang s

Sep 24, 2021

it was well presented. the information was interesting and to the point.

By Abdul - R S

Jun 16, 2020

Answers all your Questions you could possibly have about Organ Donation.

By Vivek S

May 31, 2020

Good Course and a Very Good Instructor! I learned a lot in this regard.

By Sarah L

Jun 7, 2020

Brilliant course. Professional, informative and interesting. Top class

By Teejaswinee P

Sep 26, 2021

V​ery interesting and comprehensive course. I thoroughly enjoyed it!

By Tanya

Mar 28, 2021

Wish every person on Earth could do this course. What a privilege!

By Eileen s

Jan 10, 2020

Very nice and informative course , would like to get e certificate

By Sinempilo P M

Jul 4, 2020

Enjoyed the course and the layout is in my view excellent!

By Dyavan s

Jun 25, 2020

great job introducing us into the world of organ donation.

By Pieter v A

Mar 4, 2018

Very well presented and cover the whole process broadly

By Zamandwandwe

May 1, 2020

very informative. Really enjoyed it and learnt a lot!

By Andrei A

Apr 30, 2020

Thanks a lot! Really interesting and helpful course!)

By Shannen v S

Jul 1, 2020

This was a great course, I learned so much from it.

By Retchell M

Mar 28, 2018

Great course! Very helpful and easy to understand.

By Dr. P M B

Nov 6, 2021

informative amazing course very usefull thank you

By Considerate C M

Aug 6, 2020

learnt a lot about organ donation. great course!

By Robyn K

Jun 1, 2020

Very well structured and easy to follow along.

By Ramokgopa M L

Dec 17, 2020

Good and detailed teaching, so happy to learn

By Patricio F V

Mar 18, 2021

Nice course, i enjoyed so much, thank you