In California an eligible donor may register his/her wishes on
Donate Life CaliforniaOrDone Vide California
The Donate Life California Donor registry is what type of
registry and does not require the consent of any other person?
First person consent
The minimum time frame for a well documented diligent search to
locate family or LNOK is how many hours?
The UAGA has expanded the list of who can make the decision for
a non-registered donor to include the following individuals
GrandchildrenClose friends who exhibited special careand concern
for the deceased person
When should a hospital provide the LNOK a written statement
regarding the possible brain death of their loved one?
When is upon request, but no later than shortly after the
treating physician has determined the potential fro brain death is
A reasonable brief period is defined as when?
What is the amount of time afforded to gather family or next of
kin at the patients bedside?
A hospital must do what if a patients LNOK voices any special
religious or cultural practices and concerns surrounding the issue
of brain death?
How to make reasonable efforts to accommodate those religious
& cultural practices and concerns
What does it mean for a hospital to notify OneLegacy about a
death or imminent death in a timely manner?
Call within one hour
Imminent death is defined as?
Patient with severe, acute brain injuryRequires mechanical
ventilationPhysicians are evaluating a diagnosis of brain
deathPhysician has ordered that life sustaining treatment by
withdrawn pursuant to familys decision
Who is responsible to screen donors for medical
The Organ Procurement Organization(OPO)
The individual who initiates the donation discussion must be
The OPO representative or a traineddesignated requestor
The responsibility to develop protocols for organ and tissue
donation is whose?
The JC requires the hospital to partner with OPOs with the what
Maintaining of patientsMedical record reviewsEducation
Under JC regulations hospitals are responsible to do what for
organ / tissue donors?
Maintaining a potential organ / tissue donor
What is required by TJC to be posted in units?
The National Benchmark for organ donation conversion rate
Donation after Cardiac Deaths (DCD) should be what percent of
hospitals overall organ donors
Is a care planning meeting, takes place on every single
potential donor case, prior to any discussion of donation with
The number one reason why families say no to donation is
Lack of trust and caring of the hospital staffAACN, vol 22, no
6, Dec 2002