Donor Resource Manual

Sal Pulito

Sal, now in his 30’s and in need of a double lung and heart transplant, says he doesn’t know what it’s like to breathe normally. “I’m looking forward to achieving my goals and living the life that I’ve always dreamed of,” says Sal. LEARN MORE.

 

Lifebanc is committed to working collaboratively with the 80 partner hospitals to save and heal lives in northeast Ohio.  If you have questions, require more information, or to request an in-service, email your hospital representative with your request.

INTRODUCTION TO LIFEBANC AND DONATION

About Lifebanc: Who we are and who we serve
Lifebanc Mission, Vision and Values
The Need: Stats and Fact of Donation
The Gifts of Donation: What can be donated (organ vs. tissue)
Commonly Asked Questions About Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation

WHEN TO CALL LIFEBANC: IDENTIFICATION AND REFERRAL

Explanation of CMS Condition of Participation
Who is a Potential Organ Donor/When to Call
Who is a Potential Tissue Donor
Determination of Donor Chart: The difference between organ and tissue donation

BRAIN DEATH / DEATH BY NEUROLOGICAL CRITERIA

Example of Brain Death Notes
Clinical Exam
Apnea Test
Death by Neurological Criteria - Link to COMET

DONATION AFTER CARDIAC DEATH

Donation After Cardiac Death
Critical Pathway for the DCD Donor
DCD - How the Process Works
History of DCD
DCD Frequently Asked Questions
Revisions to Stanadard LD.3.110

ORGAN DONATION PROCESS - WHAT TO EXPECT

Donation Process
End of Life Discussions - Lifebanc's Role

Donor Management Guidelines
Respiratory Guidelines
Organ Case Timeline
Ohio Donor Registry

HOW LIFEBANC SUPPORTS THE DONOR FAMILIES

Commitment to the Family

OPERATING ROOM REQUIREMENTS

Roles and Responsibilities
The Time Out - Moment of Honor
Anesthetist or Anesthesiologist - Printable Guidelines
Instrumentation

TISSUE/EYE RECOVERY PROCESS

Who Can be a Tissue Donor/When to Call Lifebanc
HIPAA Exemption
Cornea Donation: The Gift of Sight
Tissue Checklist (blue form)
Shroud Form (printable version)
What Tissues Can Be Donated/Used

CORONER AND FUNERAL HOMES

Coroner and Funeral Home Resources
Shroud Form (printable version)
Gift of Life Memorial Program
UAGA
Your Part of the Gift

REGULATIONS / LEGISLATION / RESOURCE

Ohio Donor Registry
CMS
UAGA
HIPAA
Nationwide List of Organ Procurement Organization