Family counselling and conversations on organ donation

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

  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

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Course at a Glance

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12 hours
Online modules including videos
Fee structure

Who should join

Candidates aiming to become Transplant coordinators or Counsellors in Intensive Care Units

Allied Health Science
Social Work
Social Science
Public Health
Hospital Administration
Graduate in any subject
Graduate in any subject