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Allocation calculators

Organ allocation calculators

There are a number of mathematical formulas used in organ allocation. Allocation calculators are important tools that transplant professionals and patients use to determine various scores that influence a candidate’s priority on the waiting list and likelihood of receiving a transplant.

Learn more about allocation calculators

Toolkits

Toolkits

Find toolkits containing policy information, checklists, guidance, reports, and much more by organ type or topic:

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Member resources guide

Links to policies, bylaws, toolkits and other resources. Includes an introductory fundamentals section.

Careers in organ donation and transplantation

Education for professionals and patients

UNOS provides educational resources that support our members and help patients, family members, friends, potential donors and medical professionals understand organ donation and transplantation.

Education resources

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Research and data analytics

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Understand. Compare. Improve.

For UNOS Members: Research and data analytics that let you improve performance and increase transplant.
Tools for transplant hospitals Tools for OPOs
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Collaborative research: SimUNetSM

For donation and transplant professionals who want to increase transplant, SimUNet simulations offer a way to experiment with how different ways of displaying information (and how different types of information) can affect decision making.

Learn about SimUNet

TransNet and organ transport

Organ transport

Learn about TransNetSM, find upcoming TransNetSM training sessions, order organ labels and learn more about organ packaging, labeling and transport.

Learn more about organ transport

Careers in organ donation and transplantation

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Other resources

Living donation

Living organ donation

Learn more about living donation, including living donor requirements, informed consent, frequently asked questions, how to join the OPTN Kidney Paired Donation Pilot Project and more.

Living donation resources

Patient safety

Patient safety

Find resources to improve patient safety, such as precautions to prevent disease transmission, guidance for blood subtyping, information about vessels transplantation and tools for best practices, such as templates, corrective action plans and more.

Find patient safety resources

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Ethics

White papers are available for informational purposes and to stimulate discussion around the complexities of medical/bioethics with donor organ shortages.

Ethics white papers

Calendar of events

Events

Information about professional training events, regional meetings and public comment, celebration, awareness, and educational events. Find information on OPTN Board of Directors and committee meetings on OPTN website.

Events

Glossary of organ donation and transplantation terms

Glossary

Find definitions for transplantation and donation terms.

View glossary

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