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Resource form updated for verifying organ documentation and packaging

Published on: Sunday, July 29, 2012

UNOS' Department of Evaluation and Quality has recently updated a resource form for members to use in verifying the accuracy of documentation, labeling and packaging of transplantable organs. While this form is not required for member use, it summarizes in one location key information reviewed by site surveyors during OPTN site visits of OPOs.

The revised form provides additional space to document the use of extra blood vessels and tissue typing material. Members are encouraged to use the revised form, effective September 1, 2012.