DTI Foundation together with the Institute for Transplantation of Organs and Tissues of the Republic of Slovenia (ST), headed by Dr. Danica Avsec, organized the 7th Intermediate TPM Course in Logarska-dolina on 5th to 7th of December 2018. A working Meeting on Organ Donation and Transplantation was also organized by Slovenija-transplant in cooperation with UMC Ljubljana and held at GH Celje and DTI December 5th.
TPM training course brought together 33 national representatives, mainly MD’s specialists in anesthesia, critical care, neurology and internal medicine.
Since 2000, the establishment of organ donation procedures of ST started, and have been under constant development and upgrading in relation to the legislative and ethical requirements, organizational improvements and supporting comprehensive medical training to improve knowledge, in alignment with international best practices. With proven excellency, and over 250 healthcare professionals trained by TPM since 2006, it seems one of the major accomplishments that positively influenced the increase donation rates.
Deceased donation is predominant and reached 20.87 pmp in 2017. It is also remarkable its rates of heart transplants, 11.6 pmp, the highest worldwide.
Our recognition and congratulations for the excellent job!