Advanced International Training Course in Transplant Procurement Management

A technical and scientific training program to get you involved with the organ and tissue donation and transplantation process at the national, European and world-wide level.

The oficial language of the course is English but we also offer this course in Spanish.

Reasons for applying to this course:

  • A place for donation professionals to learn, share experiencies and network.
  • Local and International quality speakers.
  • Approach to innovation topics.

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Objectives

  • To conceptualize the objectives of the donation process
  • To increase health professionals knowledge and skills as well as to raise public awareness regarding the importance of organ donation
  • To promote the implementation at work of the knoweledge and competences acquired in order to increase the process results
  • To boost best practice exchange and the development of international networks

Addressed to

  • Health professionals involved in organ donation, particularly those working in referral units such as: intensive care, postoperative recovery and emergency rooms.
  • Donor/ transplant coordinators wishing to update their knowledge and reinforce their skills.
  • Managers in charge of transplant programs.

Faculty

National and International healthcare professionals with a high level of expertise in the donation and transplantation field. Considering their teaching experience, they will guide participants and provide them personalized feed-back through lectures, practical simulations and discussions.

Program

The course covers the fundamental aspects of organ donation and transplantation enabling participants to acquire a wide knowledge and skills on the following topics:

  • Donor detection, identification and selection criteria
  • Brain Death diagnosis
  • Donor management
  • Organ viability studies
  • Family approach for organ donation
  • Organ recovery and preservation techniques
  • Organ sharing and allocation
  • Donation after cardiac death (DCD)
  • Living donation
  • Tissue procurement, processing and distribution
  • Ethics and legislation
  • Public education and mass media
  • Evaluation of the donation-transplant process
  • Organization of a Transplant Coordination Office
  • Quality control systems
  • Organizational models
  • Assessing countries’ needs in organ donation

Educational Methodology

Based on learning through experience, acknowledging that practice improves theory:

  • Theoretical conceptualization before the course
  • Active participation in class
  • Case methodology
  • Simulation exercises and workshops
  • Action learning Interactive learning process
  • Outdoor training
  • Teaching manual

The working language is English.

Academic Qualification

Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a diploma of accomplishment issued by the University of Barcelona, Spain.

Course Fee

The fee includes:

  • Course registration
  • Educational material
  • Hotel accommodation for four nights including meals, coffee-breaks, farewell dinner, and social activities.

Early bird fee (before July 30th): 3.000 Euros

Regular fee (before October 30th): 3.150 Euros

Registration will be fulfilled only upon payment reception. Places are limited to 50 participants. The deadline closes once the number of registrations is reached.

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Length and Calendar

40 hours (lectures, workshops and simulations).

Venue

Barcelona (Spain)

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