Organ and Tissue Donation What Every Nurse Needs to Know– Describe the history and current status of organ and tissue donations. List at least 6 organs and at least 6 tissues that can be donated and transplanted. Discuss legislation related to organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Explain the function of UNOS and OPOs. Explain the priority listing for obtaining consent. Discuss 4 steps on communicating with family and obtaining consent. Discuss 4 classes of donors. Explain brain death. Explain maintenance criteria for at least 8 areas of concern. Describe recovery procedures. Describe allocation protocols for 6 major organs.
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