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2017 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge | #HAPchallenge

HAP has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the Center for Organ Recovery & Education and Gift of Life Donor Program—the two organ procurement organizations serving Pennsylvania, to support the 2017 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge.

The Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge encourages Pennsylvania hospitals to increase organ donation awareness and designations within their hospital and community.

The awareness and designation activities are captured on a scorecard for participating hospitals to achieve titanium, platinum, gold, silver, and bronze level point totals.

HAP encourages Pennsylvania hospitals to participate in the 2017 Pennsylvania Donate Life Hospital Challenge, which begins April 1, 2017, as part of National Donate Life Month.



The 2017 challenge ran from April 1 to August 31.

More than 8,400 Pennsylvanians await organ transplants and thousands of others await tissue transplants. Nationally, more than 121,000 men, women, and children are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant.

Twenty-one of them die each day because an appropriate match was not found in time. One organ, tissue, and eye donor may save up to eight lives and help more than 50 people.

Questions about the campaign should be directed to HAP’s Mary Marshall, Director, Workforce & Professional Services.

Resources

About the Hospital Challenge

2017 PA Donate LIfe Hospital Challenge—Important Dates (.PDF)

Hospital Challenge Scorecard

Scorecard (.XLSX)

Scorecard Users Guide (.PDF)

Promising Practices

Gift of Life Flag Protocol Presentation (.PDF)

PGMP How to Develop a Flag Raising Event (.PDF)

Geisinger Surgical Resident Training Overview and Introduction (.PDF)

UPMC Presbyterian RN DCD Team Training Overview – DCD Process from Referral to OR (.PDF)

Promotional Materials

Members affiliated with the Gift of Life Donor Program should contact the following individuals:

Members affiliated with the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) should contact the following individuals:

eLearning Education

UPMC Hamot eLeaning Module with University of Pittsburgh (.PDF)

For more information about this eLearning module, please contact Alyssa McQuillan, CORE, at amcquillan@core.org.

Lehigh Valley Health Network eLearning Module (.PDF)

For more information about this eLearning module, please contact Christopher Schimpf, Gift of Life Program, at cschimpf@donors1.org.

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