New Jersey Organ and Tissue Donation

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Author: Anna George, PhD, RN, APRN

Organ donation represents both and amazing tragic and hopeful time in the lives of patients and families. In most cases, organ donation requires that the donor be terminal, but also offers hope for families, who may feel a strong satisfaction knowing that their loved one enabled another person to live a longer or more fulfilling life.

In this course we will discuss the organ donation process, barriers to donation and strategies used to minimize barriers.

Course outline:

  1. General overview
  2. Importance of donation
  3. Types of transplant able organs
  4. Barriers to organ donation
  5. Strategies used to increase organ donation
  6. References (Bibliography)

Accreditation statement:

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss organ donation. It will take the average learner 120 minutes to complete.

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the importance of organ and tissue donation
  2. Enumerate the organs and tissues that can be donated
  3. Explain the collective health action procedures for the successful organ donation process
  4. Recognize the regulations on Organ procurement and transplantation in New Jersey State
  5. Describe the steps in Donation Process
  6. Identify the challenges in Organ donation and the interventions to overcome

Target audience:

Registered Nurses (RN)

Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses (LVN/LPN)

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

Requirement for completion:

1.) Enrollment in the course by the learner

2.) Read and learn all course materials

3.) Complete the course evaluation

4.) Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Course offering:

# 25

Accreditation and approvals:

ANCC (Provider# P0614)
California BRN (Provider# 17418)
Kentucky Board of Nursing (Provider# 7-0090)

Course expiration date:

August 1, 2023

Conflict of interest statement:

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.