National curriculum in deceased organ donation

The Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation is an organ donation curriculum for health professionals that enhances competencies in the identification and care of potential deceased donors and their families. The Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation is a free self-directed, interactive, online e-learning course featuring case scenarios. It is mobile-friendly, designed for phones and tablets.

Why is this curriculum important?   

Organ donation is an uncommon event and due in part to its rarity, many frontline healthcare providers have identified this as an important topic for ongoing education. This curriculum provides an opportunity for self-paced learning on key topics throughout the donation pathway starting with identification and referral and it includes best practice recommendations, thoughtful patient, and family input and the most up to date organ donation science research.  

Who is the course for?   

Any healthcare provider who may interact with a patient and family during the donation process. This may include but is not limited to healthcare providers who work in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit or provide Medical Assistance in Dying.  

Learners will receive a certificate of completion at the end of each module that can be used for professional accreditation purposes. 

Courses and learning modules

Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation