A year in review: Making DonorNet® more efficient

A year in review: Making DonorNet® more efficient

A year in review

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UNOS brings innovation, improvement and insights to strengthen a community passionately committed to being good stewards of the gifts entrusted to us. As we end 2019 and begin 2020, we are taking a look back on the stories from the past year that we feel best demonstrate our commitment to that effort. This multipart series provides a snapshot of the transplant community’s work in the past year to improve and transform the national transplant system.

DonorNet® enhancements have created transparency in communication and efficiency in the process by limiting organ offer acceptance to two per candidate, per organ type. These system features provide OPOs and transplant hospitals with a tool to manage and communicate organ offer acceptances in real time. Learn more about the project.

An eLearning module, Limit Organ Offer Acceptances by Organ Type, illustrates how OPOs use the 2018 DonorNet system enhancements to manage organ offer acceptances. It covers the requirements for limiting the number of organ offer acceptances per candidate, per organ type, and explains how OPOs must use the system to make the allocation process more efficient.

Limit Organ Offer Acceptances by Organ Type / Category: System (SYS) / Primary audience: OPO staff

SYS135 – Limit Organ Offer Acceptances by Organ Types was released in June 2018, and is available in UNOS Connect. This eLearning module illustrates how OPOs use DonorNet to manage organ offer acceptances. It covers the requirements for limiting the number of organ offer acceptances per candidate per organ type and how OPOs must use the system to make the allocation process more efficient. Take this module to see a case scenario that demonstrates the use of the organ offer acceptance details tool.

How can I access the module?

Log in to UNOS Connect. Locate the module titled “Limits to Organ Offer Acceptance” in the UNOS Connect course catalog UNet-System category (SYS135). Click the register button to access the course. This offering will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Continuing Education Information

 As a designated Approved Provider by ABTC, UNOS will grant 0.5 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC) for completion of this module. You must complete the exit survey for the certificate will be available on your transcript.

Interested in finding more instructional offerings?

Please visit UNOS Connect for webinars, e-learning modules, videos, and other training and educational resources.

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Originally published Dec. 5, 2019

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