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Saving and Healing Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation - Online Training Course

October 15, 2014 through October 15, 2017


The online educational training course is intended to provide educational information around organ donation and transplantation. The course is geared toward healthcare professionals in hospitals, transplant centers, organ procurement organizations, eye and tissue banks, and state hospital associations.

Participate and Claim Credit

There is no fee for registration to this activity but learners must attest they have watched the entire online training course and complete an evaluation and post-test to receive credit.

  1. Complete the Saving and Healing Lives through Organ and Tissue Donation - Online Training Course on the Organ Donation Transplant Alliance web site.
  2. Register to claim credit for participating in viewing of the Online Training Course.
  3. Complete the post-assessment and evaluation on this web site.
  4. Access transcript immediately by Exiting Activity and clicking Online Transcript on left menu.

At the end of this continuing education activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the roles of different members of the multidisciplinary team of professionals in the donation process.
  • Explain how full clinical management of critically ill or dying patients can preserve their ability to become organ donors that otherwise would be lost if treatments were limited.
  • Differentiate myths from facts regarding the donation process.
  • Examine how collaboration between an OPO and the clinical team leads to a more successful donation process

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center/Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education and the Nursing Continuing Education Council standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation, continuing medical education and nursing education activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have been asked to disclose any financial relationship* they have to a commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients). Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given activity.

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content of Saving and Healing Lives through Organ and Tissue Donation – Continuing Our Healthcare Mission Enduring Material, October 15, 2014 – October 15, 2017, have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

* A “financial interest or relationship” refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

Learners will participate in this activity by watching a video online, completing a post-test and evaluation.

Learners must pass the post-test by answering eight of the ten questions correctly.

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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