Tissue Donation Services

The Alliance welcomes submissions to the Organ Donation Toolbox.
Contributions can be emailed to info@odt-alliance.org with a statement providing approval for posting to this site.

This section has been reviewed and updated as of December 2018. To see past content, click on the Archive tab below.

  • Process Resources
    • Tissue Donation Process Flow ChartDownload – Gift of Life Michigan
    • Eye Donor Post-Mortem Eye Care InstructionsDownload – Michigan Eye Bank
    • Pediatric Tissue Donation Flyer – Download – Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
    • Sample Cooperation with Eye and Tissue Banks (CMS AOPO Requirement) – Download – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Request for O & T ResearchDownload – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Positive Serology Letter to FamilyDownload – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Tissue Recovery ChecklistDownload – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Onboarding New Tissue Processor – Download – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Tissue Screening GuidelinesDownload – Midwest Transplant Network
    • Tissue Donation Disclosure ChecklistDownload – Midwest Transplant Network
  • Hospital Resources
    • Protocol for Hospice Tissue ReferralsDownload – Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency
    • Tissue Referral Notification Process – Download – Midwest Transplant Network
  • Relevant Literature
    • Developing a Tissue Donation Advocacy Program in a Rural Emergency DepartmentArticle (subscription) – Sebach, A. and McDowell, D. (2012). Journal of Emergency Nursing, 38(1), pp.63-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jen.2011.01.013.
    • Making Meaning in the Legacy of Tissue Donation for Donor FamiliesArticle (subscription) – Hogan, N., Coolican, M. and Schmidt, L. (2013). Progress in Transplantation, 23(2), pp.180-187. https://doi.org/10.7182/pit2013862.

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