Post Graduate Diploma in Transplant Coordination and Grief Counselling (

Learn At Your Own Pace

MOHAN Foundation offers a structured one year Post Graduate Diploma in Transplant Coordination and Grief Counselling where you can learn at your own pace. This is a unique blended learning (E-learning and face-to-face contact sessions) for working health care professionals.


Creating a cadre of health care professionals dedicated to “Transplant Coordination and Grief Counselling” in India and South Asia to improve Organ Donation Rate in this region.

About the Course

This course will help you understand the requirements for:

  • Tissue Donation and Transplantation
  • Living Organ Donation and Transplantation
  • Deceased Organ Donation and Multi-Organ Retrieval
  • Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Intestine Transplantation

Who should Join

Doctors / Nurses / Allied Science graduates / Graduates in any subject / Masters in Social Work / Psychology / Sociology / Social Sciences / Public Health / Hospital Administration who wish to have a value-add to their qualification.

Course Duration - One Year – Blended learning (E-learning and compulsory face-to-face contact sessions)

The registration fee for this course is subsidised due to part funding from Tata Trusts, SBI Foundation and SBI DFHI Limited.

Course Details

The course has five components

  1. E-learning online modules – There are 63 modules that cover the medical, legal, ethical and religious aspects of organ donation and transplantation as well as counseling, grief counseling and transplant coordination. The modules include theory, PowerPoint presentations, video lectures and films.

  2. One week face-to-face contact sessions (compulsory) at MOHAN Foundation in Chennai.

  3. Application oriented field visits

  4. Assignments

  5. Project


On completion of the course, the candidate will have to take the final examination and viva voce.

Total hours – 480

2 Hours X 5 Days X 4 Weeks X 12 Months = 480 Hours

(40 hours = 1 month)
Content Unit No. of Units Hours per Unit Total Hours Duration
E-Modules Module 63 4 252 6 Months
Contact classes Day 5 8 40 1 Month
Project Project 1 120 120 3 Months
Assignment Assignment 4 8 32 2 Months
Application oriented visits* Visit 4 8 32
Examination Exam 1 3 3
Viva voce Viva 1 1 1

*subject to revision

* Application oriented visits (2 days) will be covered along with face-to-face contact sessions (5 days) in Chennai. The students are expected to make arrangements for 7 days’ stay in Chennai.

Course Fee

Rs.15,000 or USD 220 - includes fees for one week contact session. All Cheques/DDs may be made in favour of "MOHAN Foundation" payable at Chennai. (Fees do not include travel, stay and food for the contact sessions)

Once accepted an online username and password will be issued to the candidate.

Note: Online Registration is closed.

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