If we offered a UNet core competencies curriculum, what would you hope to gain? This was the question we asked the transplant community in our previous educational needs assessment. 622 of you responded and here are your top 4 answers:
- An understanding of the system
- Access to resources
- Continuing education
- Networking with other professionals
With these 4 needs in mind, we created UNet University, which is now available through UNOS Connect. You can use each of our six online learning modules as an onboarding tool. We designed them to orient you or your staff to the UNet system, engage employees, and retain staff.
The modules are:
- Secure Enterprise
- DonorNet® for OPOs
- DonorNet® for TXCs
- Kidney Paired DonationSM
Each section is designed so you can learn at your own pace. If you get interrupted, you can start again later where you left off. We offer a suggested path for you to follow, but you can customize the modules, depending on what you or your organization needs.
The curriculum also offers an optional Learning Contract which allows professionals to take responsibility for their own learning. Managers will need to help employees apply their new knowledge after they complete the training. This contract documents the employee’s commitment along with the manager’s agreement to support their employee’s performance development.
You’ll find practical exercises, policy explanations and an overview of additional resources, such as the help documentation in UNet. The curriculum also includes a community discussion board that gives you the opportunity to exchange ideas with and learn from other UNet University students. And you’ll earn Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification (CEPTC) for each module.
Who is the audience?
We designed UNet University for new transplant professionals, but even those of you already familiar with UNet can benefit. Completing the modules will help staff effectively use the systems and submit more accurate data.
You’ll learn to:
- Navigate UNet applications
- Identify the relationship between policy and the UNet system
- Explain the interrelated nature of UNet applications
How to access UNOS Connect:
Transplant professionals with access to UNet, can access UNOS Connect easily by clicking the Resources tab on the UNet home page.