In this course you will learn about the science behind death determination and when is it possible for deceased organ donation take place. The lectures will cover medical standards at the end of life - from brain death testing, to requesting informed consent from a grieving family. By improving knowledge of good ethical practices, cultural and religious considerations and the logistics of the organ donation process this course will empower the interactions and discussions of medical professionals and the general public at an often confusing time.

Educator: Dr David Thomson, Consultant Surgeon Transplant Unit and Critical Care Subspecialist. Read more...