Transplant Lunch and Learn Series: DCD Donation Process as it Differs from DBD Donation
This course is designed for nurses and allied health personnel of Houston Methodist Hospital or affiliated institutions.
· Describe Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD) from a historical perspective
· Explain the need to utilize DCD organs
· Compare donation after cardiac death with donation after brain death (DBD)
· Discuss the significance of warm ischemic time in the DCD donor
· Describe DCD donor assessment necessary before consent for deceased cardiac death can be requested.
Healthcare Professionals attending this activity will have greater confidence in their ability to provide accurate patient and family education and anticipatory guidance regarding evolving concepts that differentiate Donation after Cardiac Death and Donation after Brain Death. They will identify at least one new learning they intend to put into personal practice related to indications and significant considerations differentiating Donation after Cardiac Death and donation after Brain Death.
Michelle Mabry RN, MSN, CPTC - Manager of Solid Rogan Transplant Recovery, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
To be awarded 1.00 continuing professional development hours, the participant must attend the program in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Houston Methodist will award 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.