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Are Potential Organ Donors Missed on General Wards?

Speciality Classification
Palliative Care
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

In the decade to 2008, the deceased donor and organ transplant rates in Australia failed to increase in line with population growth, and there was little change in the number of patients needing organ transplantation.

In response to this, the Australian Government set out the National Reform Programme, comprising nine measures to establish the world’s best practice in organ and tissue donation.2

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the DonateLife Audit and determine if it would be a robust tool for identifying potential organ donors   
  • Determine whether potential organ donors are being missed on general wards by the DonateLife Audit, which concentrates on patients dying in emergency departments and intensive care units
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

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    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Palliative Care

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Health Administrator, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Paramedic, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Delivery
    Title
    Are Potential Organ Donors Missed on General Wards?
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Community and Primary Health Care, Palliative care
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    CPD Points
    MBA: 1h : 0m
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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