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About

Understand the key processes regarding organ donation with Organ Donation - The Essentials for Healthcare Professionals at St George's, University of London by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Despite organ donation being hugely important there is currently limited training for healthcare workforce regarding the complex issues around organ and tissue donation. This course aims to change that.

Key facts:

On Organ Donation - The Essentials for Healthcare Professionals at St George's, University of London by FutureLearn , created in collaboration with the NHS Blood and Transplant service, you will learn about the basic principles and processes involved in organ donation from the legal aspects, to types of donation, to the importance of communication with families.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criteria for donation
  • Legal and ethical issues around organ donation
  • The role of the Specialist Nurse in Organ Donation
  • Donations after Death by Neurological Criteria (Brainstem Death) or Circulatory Death
  • Checking donor suitability
  • The organ retrieval process

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for Specialist Nurses in Organ Donation (SNODs), and healthcare professionals such as nurses and doctors of all levels of experience who wish to either update their knowledge or improve their awareness of the subject, for personal or CPD reasons. It will also be useful for students training to become healthcare professionals.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital and printed certificate for $89. Additional benefits can be reached via the Unlimited FutureLearn product. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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