The Gift of Life: Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation

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  • Location: Online format

Target Audience

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals caring for patients and families in end of life situations.

Cost

Cost

Value: $40 

Cost: $10 with promo code: 75PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: This program will present information on organ and tissue donation that health care providers can use when working with patients and families in end of life situations.

Participant will be able to: 

  • Identify recoverable organs for donation.
  • Recognize the process of donor identification through the organ recovery.
  • Identify recoverable tissues for donation.
  • Review the rules and regulations hospitals follow related to potential donors.

Resource Information- Click here to view

Speakers

Speakers

Robin Higley, BGS is the hospital liaison for Nebraska Organ Recovery. She has been educating hospital staff for over 5 years on the organ donation process and regulations from CMS and Joint Commission. 

 

Course Instructions:

1) Register for the online course by clicking on register below. 

2) You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail with the link to the online course.

3) Do not log in on mymethodist. Read the course instructions thouroughly and review the content.

4) Take the post test and evaluation. Your certificate will be issued in 5-7 business days.

 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses
1.0 contact hours awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07 .

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  

Social Work
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Education Credit
1.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education recognizes that accredited status as a provider unit refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply Iowa State Board of Nursing, Nebraska Nurses Association, Methodist Health System, or any other regulatory body approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

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