Online One-Month ‘Transplant Coordination Professional Certificate’ Course for November 2022 batch Successfully Conducted

Updated on Wednesday, December 7, 2022
  • MOHAN Foundation successfully conducted the one-month online Transplant Coordination Professional Certificate course  from 1st November 2022 to 30th November 2022. A total of 58 participants from India enrolled for the course - Chhattisgarh (1), Delhi (3), Goa (1), Gujarat (3), Haryana (3), Jammu & Kashmir (1), Karnataka (10), Kerala (3), Maharashtra (6), Odisha (3),  Rajasthan (9), Punjab (1), Tamil Nadu (8), Uttar Pradesh (3), West Bengal (3).


    The participants were from various cadres of healthcare and other professions like doctor, nurse, dialysis technician, social worker, counsellor, administration and management. The participants were shared their credentials to access the resource materials made available on the e-learning platform -


    As part of the course, weekend webinars were conducted on Saturdays (two hours) where participants were given an opportunity to attend the guest lectures and experience virtual interactions. The speakers included

    • Ms. Sujatha Suriyamoorthi, Associate Director - Courses, MOHAN Foundation
    • Mr. B. Yuvaraj Sr. Liver Transplant coordinator, KIMS Hospitals, Hyderabad
    • Mr. Rajiv Maikhure, Sr. Transplant Coordinator, ORBO, AIIMS New Delhi
    • Mr. Augustine Antony, Assistant Manager, Apollo Adlux Hospital, Kochi 


    The sessions covered during the weekend webinars were:

    • Basic concepts of organ donation and transplantation
    • Transplantation of Human Organs Act and its Amendments
    • Role of a donor coordinator in deceased donation programme
    • Living donor transplant coordination - Role of a transplant coordinator
    • Ethical aspects of organ donation and transplantation
    • Counselling the grieving families and approaching them for organ donation


    The webinars helped the participants understand the duties of a donor coordinator in the deceased donation programme, handling medico-legal cases and facilitate deceased donation, coordinating with recipient teams, establishing a hospital brain stem death committee, and the importance of having institutional standard operating procedures (SOP).


    The participants were explained the pre-transplant counselling, donor and recipient medical work-up, permission and documentation, and post-transplant follow-up in living donor transplant programme.


    The case study discussion on both living and deceased organ donation focused the legal framework and ground challenges.  The participants were shared the experience of handling such difficult cases and safeguarding the team involved from any legal issues in the future.


    As part of the course, participants appeared for an online examination. A total of 56 out of 58 candidates cleared the exam and received their completion certificates. The participants also shared their feedback about the course and the webinars.

    Source-Mr. Shanth Ragul Raj. N
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