Transplant Québec offers reference materials to help guide critical care professionals through the entire donation process, from identifying potential organ donors to retrieval.
Organ and Tissue Donor (OTD) binder
Reference binder covering all steps of the organ donation process; available in all critical care units.
Donation process checklist
This pocket reference will guide professionals throughout the organ donation process.
Maintaining hemodynamic stability
EVA-GUI-001.A - Organ Donor Assessment and Management Guidelines - Adults
EVA-GUI-001.F - Guide relatif à l'évaluation et au maintien du donneur adulte
EVA-GUI-005.A - Organ Donor Assessment and Management Guidelines - Pediatrics
EVA-GUI-005.F - Guide relatif à l'évaluation et au maintien du donneur pédiatrique
Standard organ donation procedure
This procedure aims to support the organ and tissue donation process at institutions in order to increase the number of potential donors identified and make referrals take place more systematically. The procedure is fully aligned with the provisions of Bill 125: An Act to facilitate organ and tissue donation (adopted February 28, 2011) and refers to article 204.1 of An Act Respecting Health Services and Social Services in particular.
Transplant Québec offers a variety of courses for health professionals, especially those working in critical care.
- The role of health professionals in the organ donation process
- Maintaining the hemodynamic stability of organ donors
- Breaking the news to families and proposing the organ donation option
For more information about Transplant Québec’s courses and reference materials, contact Marie-Josée Lavigne, Head of the Hospital Teaching and Development Program, by phone at 514-286-1414, ext. 626, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Courses tailored to your particular institution and covering the entire donation process are available.