Organ Donation Awareness at Sankara College of Nursing, Kancheepuram

Updated on Thursday, April 25, 2024
  • On April 16, 2024, MOHAN Foundation conducted a seminar on Organ Donation for students of 1st year nursing at Sankara College of Nursing, Kancheepuram. Around 174 students and 3 staff participated in the 2 sessions. Ms. Arshiya Fathima. H (Helpline counsellor) of MOHAN Foundation was the resource person for the session.

    Ms. Arshiya began the session with a motivational video. Then she started her talk on the Concepts of Organ Donation. She explained the role of MOHAN Foundation. She spoke of the need for organs, what and when donation can happen. She explained brain death, and the difference between brain death and coma. She spoke of tissue and voluntary body donation and also explained the myths & scams on organ donation. She also gave information on the free service of Organ Donation Helpline 1800 103 7100. At the end of her talk Ms. Arshiya played an educational video on brain death.

    She explained about Transplant Coordinator courses offered by MOHAN Foundation, its structure, value and fee structure. She also introduced the short duration Angles of Change training. It was an interactive session.

    A quiz based on a popular Tamil program “Connections“ was conducted to emphasize the learnings from the talks. The students were asked to write a thank you note as if they have received a transplant. These notes were pasted on a board in lung formation.

    MOHAN Foundation wholeheartedly thanks Prof. Dr. A. Rathiga (Principal) and Mrs. Kanchana (Vice Principal) and team for support in organizing this awareness seminar.

    Source-Ms. Arshiya Fathima
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