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Fact Or Fiction

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PPT presentation developed and implemented while at the Alabama Organ Center to educate clinicians regarding the necessity of collaboration with respect to maximizing opportunities for eye, organ, and …

PPT presentation developed and implemented while at the Alabama Organ Center to educate clinicians regarding the necessity of collaboration with respect to maximizing opportunities for eye, organ, and tissue donation emphasizing the hospital clinician\'s role in the organ donation and recovery process.


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  • 1.  
  • 2.  
  • 3.  
  • 4. KayLynn Jensen December 24, 1958 – August 1, 1989
  • 5. January 11, 2007
  • 6.  
  • 7. Fact or Fiction…
  • 8. Fact or Fiction?
    • Individuals with a history of cancer are ineligible for organ donation.
  • 9.
    • Fiction
  • 10. Fact or Fiction?
    • The cut-off for eligible donors is 70 years of age.
  • 11.
    • Fiction
  • 12. Fact or Fiction?
    • Active Hepatitis is a rule-out for organ donation.
  • 13.
    • Fiction
  • 14. Fact or Fiction?
    • The leading cause of brain death is head trauma.
  • 15.
    • Fact
  • 16. Fact or Fiction?
    • MRSA is an automatic rule-out for organ donation.
  • 17. Fiction
  • 18. Fact or Fiction?
    • Transplant recipients are ineligible for organ donation.
  • 19.
    • Fiction
  • 20. Fact or Fiction?
    • Patients with autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus and asthma are ineligible for organ donation.
  • 21.
    • Fiction
  • 22. Fact or Fiction?
    • Patients who are HIV positive cannot be organ donors.
  • 23.
    • Fact
  • 24. Fact or Fiction?
    • Patients waiting on a transplant list cannot be organ donors.
  • 25.
    • Fiction
  • 26. Fact or Fiction?
    • The diseases/conditions a donor carries are passed along to the recipient, post-transplant.
  • 27.
    • Potentially
  • 28. Fact or Fiction?
    • Designated requestors are meant to be used as a “last resort” in approach for consent.
  • 29.
    • Fact
  • 30. Fact or Fiction?
    • The best time to contact the organ center is
    • after the first brain-death note has been written.
  • 31.
    • Fiction
  • 32. Fact or Fiction?
    • YOU play a “key” role in the medical outcome of those waiting for life-saving transplants.
  • 33.
    • Fact
  • 34. The difference between someone who dies waiting on the transplant list…
  • 35. And someone who gets a second chance at life…
  • 36. Is the call that YOU make…
  • 37. You can bring a donor & a recipient together.