Organ Donation Awareness talk and Career Guidance Programme for the students of Billroth College of Nursing, Chennai

Updated on Monday, April 17, 2017
  • MOHAN Foundation conducted an Organ Donation Awareness talk and Carrier Guidance programme for the students of Billroth College of Nursing, Chennai on 08.04.2017

    Ms. Kavitha S. Marketing Coordinator and Mr. Siva Shankar, Helpline Executive represented MOHAN Foundation. The session started with a brief note on Organ Donation by Mr. Siva Shankar who spoke on the following points.

    1. Importance and need of organ donation
    2. Difference between Brain death and Cardiac death
    3. Organs can be donated
    4. Importance of signing donor card


    Following this Ms. Kavitha spoke on carrier part of change of a nurse to transplant coordinator, she explained on the following topics:

    1. Role of nurse in Organ Donation
    2. Importance of grief counseling
    3. Role and Responsibilities of a transplant coordinator
    4. Scope of a Transplant Coordinator
    5. Transformation from Nurse to Transplant Coordinator


    Nearly 49 students attended the session. There was group discussion and also Q&A session for the students. About 40 students came forward to pledge their organs. At the end of the session “Priceless Gift” information brochures and Transplant Coordinator Training Programme brochures were distributed.

    Source-Kavitha Aneesh
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