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  • Nurses and Organ Donation

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    an important role in the organ donation process because they are usually the first ones to identify a potential organ donor from providing nursing care to that person (Manuel, Solberg, & MacDonald, 2010). Nurses also are responsible for providing families with pertinent information regarding organ donation, taking the step to question the family if they would like to donate their loved ones’ organs or making the referral to someone who specializes in organ donation when the situation is appropriate

  • The Benefits Of Organ Donation

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    Organ Donation Donna Vega West Coast University Abstract Organ donations plays a major role in health care today. With thousands of people all across the United States in need of an organ transplant, organ donations have become a benefit. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of organ donors because of the myths and facts associated with organ donation. With many people being placed on a waitlist, there are very few people willing to be donors. In addition, factors such as complications during

  • The Importance Of Organ Donation

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    unaware of organ donation and why it is important. Organ donation can be described as, “Organ donation is the process of surgically removing an organ or tissue from one person (the organ donor) and placing it into another person (the recipient),” (Organ Donation Facts & Info). An organ donor can be a living or deceased person that is registered to be an organ donor, shown on their driver’s license. The question that people should know the answer to; what is considered an organ donation? People can donate

  • Cadaver Organ Donation

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    Organ Donation Recently, TV Land aired a 1975 episode of All in the Family in which Archie Bunker tries to impress his boss by being the first in line to sign up for the boss’ favorite charity (Bogart 1975). It is not until Archie is holding his donor card that he realizes that he has signed up to be an organ donor. This causes great anxiety for Archie which manifests itself as more stress than usual, worrying about his age, and problems sleeping. Archie finally goes to rescind his donation and

  • Organ Donation Myths

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    Organ donation myths have been around for a long time. These types of myths have stopped people from being organ donors as well as stopping families from letting there loved one receive a needed organ transplant. These myths are one of the main reasons for the organ shortage in the United States today. While some people decide to save another humans life some do not because of these myths surrounding organ donation. One person has the opportunity to save up to fifty lives just by deciding to be an

  • Organ Donation Shortage

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    One of the most important and prevalent issues in healthcare discussed nowadays is the concern of the organ donation shortage. As the topic of organ donation shortages continues to be a growing problem, the government and many hospitals are also increasingly trying to find ways to improve the number of organ donations. In the United States alone, at least 6000 patients die each year while on waiting lists for new organs (Petersen & Lippert-Rasmussen, 2011). Although thousands of transplant candidates

  • Important Decisions of Organ Donation

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    Organ Donation Central Idea/Thesis: Organ donation is an important decision not only for the donor, but it is a significant decision for the life that you have the potential to save as well. INTRODUCTION I. Almost everyone would like to be considered a hero. When someone is a hero they are considered to be someone who is willingly able to risk their life to help and save someone else, whom they know or never met. They want to be able to say “I have saved a life.” By becoming an organ donor you

  • The Pros And Cons Of Tissue Donation

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    life-long friend, Tanisha Basham, through a process called directed donation. Along with Tanisha, Nikki helped three other people, so she saved four people’s lives (Marketwire). According to Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network, 2015 was a better year than any other for saving lives through organ and tissue donation. Three hundred seventy-nine people became organ donors and over 2,000 people became tissue donors. In 2015,

  • Informative Speech On Organ Donation

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    Introduction A. I want your body, ok not your body just your organs! B. The need for organ and tissue donation is increasing and the people on the lifesaving transplant list need your help. About a year ago, I had the privilege of, meeting a man who was in his late sixties, a real jokester, and a person who really enjoyed life. He was a person that could make you smile even if you were in the worst of moods. Well, when I met this man he had been on the liver lifesaving transplant list for almost

  • Positive Effects Of Organ Donation

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    disastrous event when they agreed to give his organs away and ensured the perseverance of his memory in the three lives that he saved (The Colby Foundation, 2013). Moreover, Colby’s contributions through his premature death inspired twenty years of organ donation awareness with a non-profit organization that his parents named after him (The Colby Foundation, 2013). While over one hundred thousand people are currently in desperate need of an organ transplant, nearly