Conducting a Comprehensive Donor Physical Assessment

This learning series highlights the critical aspects of the donor physical assessment, a step-by-step overview of how to perform the hands-on exam, rationale for performance standards, importance of correlating all findings, and the role communication and documentation play in ensuring the safe transplantation of all organs and tissues.

Module One: The National Standard of Care - includes the six components of a thorough physical assessment; the importance of gathering all information to assure that documented findings create a consistent and accurate picture; assessment timing, using PPE, confirming patient identity.

Module Two: Conducting a Head-to-Toe Assessment (Head, Neck, Chest, Abdomen) - physical findings associated with underlying injury, disease and potential risk for transmissible diseases; considerations for demonstrating respect and assuring privacy while performing the assessment.

Module Three: Conducting a Head-to-Toe Assessment (Genitourinary, Integumentary, Musculoskeletal Systems) - physical findings associated with underlying injury, disease and potential risk for transmissible diseases; considerations for demonstrating respect and assuring privacy while performing the assessment.

Module Four: Documentation Standards - the difference between acceptable and unacceptable documentation; action steps when atypical or abnormal findings occur; final communication steps to complete .physical assessment process.

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Length:
Approx. 90 minutes
Certification:

 

ABTC: 1.0 Category 1 CEPTC

AATB: 1.25 CEUs Category: Tissue Banking Practices

Cost:
$225.00

Volume Discounts Available - Contact Theresa A. Daly @ tdaly@giftoflifeinstitute.org

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