The Gift of Life: Organ and Tissue Donation


The Gift of Life: Organ and Tissue Donation

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with basic understanding about organ and tissue donation.

Instructor:Betty Dobbs-Funk, RN, MSN

Target Audience: Licensed Nurse, Social Worker, Healthcare Providers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the critical shortage of organs and tissue available for transplantation
  • Discuss common myths and learn some facts about donation and transplantation
  • Describe the role of the hospital staff in the donation process

Length of Course: 45 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 0.75 contact hours.

Non-Social Worker Credit:This program has been approved for 0.75 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Others:This program is approved for .075 CEUs (0.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring  no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


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