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Useful OPTN Resources as of November 2017
« on: November 07, 2017, 01:57:28 PM »
Main Portal, gives basic information and links to more:
https://unos.org/donation/living-donation/


Their "What You Need to Know First" page:
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/2161/living_donor_informed_consent_policy_patient.pdf


OPTN Policies. Policy 14 is all about us:
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/1200/optn_policies.pdf


A checklist Transplant Centers are supposed to use to verify their informed consent process complies with OPTN requirements. We can use it for the same purpose:
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/2162/living_donor_consent_checklist.pdf


[size=78%]"How to Find A Living Donor"[/size]
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/2267/find_a_living_donor.pdf



What the OPTN Living Donor Committee recommends not for our education in order to provide informed consent, but for those relatives and friends of a would be recipient who they might ask first:
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/2268/lkdt_strategies_report.pdf


Follow up data policies:
https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/resources/guidance/procedures-to-collect-post-donation-follow-up-data-from-living-donors/


https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/1200/optn_policies.pdf

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Rep to the OPTN/UNOS Boards of Directors & Executive, Kidney Transplantation, & Ad Hoc Public Solicitation of Organ Donors Committees 2005-2011

 

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