Family counselling and conversations on organ donation

The family counselling and conversations on organ donation is one of the most poignant and emotionally intensive conversations that one could ever have. Supporting a family grappling with the devastating loss of a loved one is paramount. The death of the person has to be communicated clearly. Offering a family the option of organ donation needs to be done with sensitivity and empathy. All families need to be offered this option. Thereafter, it is up to the family to make a decision that is right for them.

Learning Objectives
The course will focus on the following:
  1. To discuss grief counselling and family approach for organ donation
  2. To demonstrate good approach for organ donation
  3. To explain the legal aspects of deceased organ donation

Course curriculum
  • Breaking bad news
  • Legal overview of deceased organ donation
  • Stages of grief and grief counselling
  • Approaching families for organ donation
  • Case studies – dilemmas and difficulties
  • Simulations of family conversations
  • Role and characteristics of a counsellor/transplant coordinator

Course at a Glance
  • Duration - 12 hours
  • Structure - Online modules including videos
  • Fee structure - Rs.1000 (Candidates from India) or USD 25 (International candidates)
  • Certification - Online

Who should join
  • Candidates aiming to become Transplant coordinators or Counsellors in Intensive Care Units
  • Doctor / Nurse / Allied Health Science / Social Work / Psychology / Social Science / Sociology / Public Health / Hospital Administration / Graduate in any subject

Terms and Conditions:
• Fees once paid will not be refunded.

• After completing the registration process, username and password to access course materials will be communicated through email.

• The access for the course will be given for three months.

• The certificate will be issued solely by MOHAN Foundation.

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