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Organ donation and transplantation



Intended Learning Outcomes

Organ donation and transplantation

  1. Identify the two types of organ donation
  2. List the conditions that have to be met for a patient to be considered for brainstem death testing
  3. Describe the main pathophysiological changes occurring in the patient after brainstem death
  4. State the tests for brainstem determination
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the physiological optimisation of the potential donor

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Relevant competencies from CoBaTrICE

Organ donation and transplantation

  • 8.4 Recognizes criteria of brain-death and performs medical investigations accordingly
  • 8.5 Manages the physiological support of the organ donor