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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 Czarsteine S M

Jul 6, 2020

Engaging and professionally prepared.


Apr 10, 2021

Amazing course, you should watch it!

By Russel H

Apr 22, 2018

Great course indeed. Keep it up !!!!

By Mfundo K

Mar 21, 2020

Very good presentation, and content

By 0705521j

Oct 16, 2019

very educational, enjoyed learning

By umarshah

Jun 12, 2019

best classes lectures information

By Annitjie P

Apr 5, 2020

Totally an awesome way to learn

By Sinéad M

Mar 2, 2021

Informative and inspirational.

By Thabang M

Mar 19, 2020


By Joseph O

Feb 28, 2021

It was a really great course

By Nhat L

Sep 26, 2017

Very helpful information

By Andrea G P

Oct 29, 2020

More than I expected!

By Safa m v s

Sep 18, 2020

Best course,I like it

By Quratul P

Jun 21, 2021

Enjoyed this course.

By Anhar A

Jun 15, 2020

Highly recommended

By Aidan H

Aug 7, 2021

Very informative!

By Elizabeth M

Oct 16, 2020

I learnt so much!

By Olga T

Feb 7, 2018

Very nice course.

By Nomathemba Z

Mar 20, 2021

excellent course

By Francisco S M

Jan 24, 2021

Excellent course

By Precious A

Feb 25, 2019

very insightful


Dec 28, 2020

Muchas gracias

By Tebogo A M

Mar 19, 2020

learnt a lot.

By Edward F D

Oct 20, 2020