International Online Course on Organ Donation
St George’s, University of London (SGUL) in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) are proud to announce the launch of this new, international online course on Organ Donation on the Future Learn platform, the first of its kind in the world.
The link for accessing the course is www.futurelearn.com/courses/organ-donation/. The first run of the course is scheduled for 20th August 2018. It is also planned to run the course upto 8 times a year.
The free 2 week online course covers the basic principles, legal and ethical issues including different consent models around the world, criteria for donation and for the diagnosis of death, as well as providing an overview of the process and support for families during and after organ donation. The course is aimed at healthcare professionals in training, as well as those in relevant professional roles wishing to update their knowledge, in particular any working in emergency and critical care settings, or as a starting point for those interested in pursuing careers in the organ donation field. It may also be of interest to members of the public who may have been touched by or wish to improve their understanding of issues around organ donation.
Please find further information here.