ODASSCE Course Pricing and FAQS

Program registration rates are calculated as follows. If you are unsure of your program’s level of Professional Partnership, click here.

Please note: If the host program chooses less than 30 seats, The Alliance will open registration to allow outside participants to attend.

Participant FAQs
  • What is included in the cost of registration?

    The cost of attendance includes course participation, a copy of the ODASSCE Course Guide, breakfast and lunch.

  • What supplies should I bring?

    We recommend all course participants bring their own supplies such as pen/pencil, paper, ODASSCE Course Guide.

  • Will the course include a break for lunch and will meal(s) be provided?

    The course will include a continental breakfast, lunch, and intermittent breaks.

  • How should I prepare to participate in the ODASSCE Course?

    Prior to the ODASSCE program, participants should complete the pre-reading assignment, which includes reading Chapters 1-3 of the Course Guide. The e-reading link will be provided via email approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the course.

    Download this sample agenda for an idea of what to expect. Times and program flow are subject to change.

  • What topics are discussed during ODASSCE?

    The ODASSCE course is an 8-hour course that includes an interactive discussion of the following course content:

    (Download a sample program agenda for an idea of the course flow.)

    Chapter 1: The History and Overview of Donation and Transplantation

    • Section I: The History of Organ Donation and Transplantation
    • Section II: Legal History of Donation
    • Section III: Ethics of Transplantation

    Chapter 2: The Need for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors

    Chapter 3: The Donation and Transplantation System

    Chapter 4: Patients as Donors

    Chapter 5: Death by Neurological Criteria (Brain Death)

    Chapter 6: Hospital and OPO Collaboration

    Chapter 7: Family Interactions

    Chapter 8: The Beneficiaries of Organ Donation and Transplantation

    Chapter 9: Facilitating Donation in Special Situations

    Chapter 10: Creating a Culture of Donation: Integrating Donation into the Hospital System

    Chapter 11: Donor ICU Management

    • Section I: ICU Management of the Organ Donor
    • Section II: Neuroresuscitation of the Neurocritically Ill Patient
    • Section III: Donor Management Goals

    Chapter 12: End-of-Life Care in the ICU

    • Section I: The Intensivist Perspective
    • Section II: The Palliative Care Perspective
    • Section III: The Donor Family Perspective

    Chapter 13: Organ Donation in Pediatric Patients

    Chapter 14: Case Scenarios

  • When and how will I obtain my ODASSCE Course Guide?

    The ODASSCE Course Guide will be provided to you on the day of the program. Information on how to access the pre-reading materials will be shared with you in advance of the program.

  • How can I obtain continuing education credits for completing the ODASSCE course?

    Continuing education credit information will be sent to all attendees after the conclusion of the program. ODASSCE offers the following CE credits:

    CEPTC
    The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance will be offering 8.0 Category I CEPTC credits from the American Board for Transplant Certification.

    Nursing
    The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance is offering 8.0 hours of continuing education credit for this offering, approved by The California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17117. No partial credits will be awarded. CE credit will be issued upon request within 14 days post forum.

    CME
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) and Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance (The Alliance). WRTC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WRTC designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The Alliance has applied for 8 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Host Program FAQs
  • How can I arrange to host ODASSCE at my facility?

    We would be thrilled to present ODASSCE at your facility! Contact us at info@odt-alliance.org to get started.

  • What topics are discussed during ODASSCE?

    The ODASSCE course is an 8-hour course that includes an interactive discussion of the following course content:

    (Download a sample program agenda for an idea of the course flow.)

    Chapter 1: The History and Overview of Donation and Transplantation

    • Section I: The History of Organ Donation and Transplantation
    • Section II: Legal History of Donation
    • Section III: Ethics of Transplantation

    Chapter 2: The Need for Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors

    Chapter 3: The Donation and Transplantation System

    Chapter 4: Patients as Donors

    Chapter 5: Death by Neurological Criteria (Brain Death)

    Chapter 6: Hospital and OPO Collaboration

    Chapter 7: Family Interactions

    Chapter 8: The Beneficiaries of Organ Donation and Transplantation

    Chapter 9: Facilitating Donation in Special Situations

    Chapter 10: Creating a Culture of Donation: Integrating Donation into the Hospital System

    Chapter 11: Donor ICU Management

    • Section I: ICU Management of the Organ Donor
    • Section II: Neuroresuscitation of the Neurocritically Ill Patient
    • Section III: Donor Management Goals

    Chapter 12: End-of-Life Care in the ICU

    • Section I: The Intensivist Perspective
    • Section II: The Palliative Care Perspective
    • Section III: The Donor Family Perspective

    Chapter 13: Organ Donation in Pediatric Patients

    Chapter 14: Case Scenarios

  • What is the intended audience?

    ODASSCE is recommended for:

    • Early-career critical care providers
    • Medical students
    • Residents
    • Fellows
    • Nurses
    • Physicians
    • Attendings
    • Respiratory therapists
    • Advanced clinicians
    • Early-career OPO professionals
    • Administrators
    • Social workers
    • Pastoral care
    • Other health care professionals who may be involved in the organ donation process
  • What types of CE credit are offered?

    ODASSCE offers the following continuing education credits:

    CEPTC
    The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance will be offering 8.0 Category I CEPTC credits from the American Board for Transplant Certification.

    Nursing
    The Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance is offering 8.0 hours of continuing education credit for this offering, approved by The California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17117. No partial credits will be awarded. CE credit will be issued upon request within 14 days post forum.

    CME
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) and Organ Donation and Transplantation Alliance (The Alliance). WRTC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WRTC designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The Alliance has applied for 8 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • As the host program, can I book more than 30 seats?

    No. To preserve the interactive nature of this course, and to facilitate optimal discussion, classes are limited to no more than 30 seats.

  • What costs am I responsible for?

    As the host program, you will be asked to provide the following:

    • Meeting room
    • AV
    • Parking

    The Alliance covers the following costs:

    • Faculty honorarium and travel
    • Food
    • Alliance staff travel
    • Participant course guides
    • Signage (if required)
    • Shipping costs
    • Faculty materials