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Living donation

Policy & Guidance

View additional patient safety policy guidance


  • Journal article detailing strategies to improve access to living donor transplantation


Follow the Living Donation Playlist on the OPTN Learning Management System known as UNOS Connect, for professional education on living donation.

The playlist contains courses on:

  • Organ-specific evaluation and exclusion criteria
  • Informed consent requirements
  • Evaluation of the living donor and more

UNetSM user steps for login:

  1. Navigate to Unet by visiting (Unet user step-by-step instructions)
  2. Log in with your Secure Enterprise ID and password
  3. Click on "Resources"
  4. Click on "UNOS Connect"

Public access steps for login:

  1. Access UNOS Connect by visiting (public access step-by-step instructions)
  2. Existing users—log in at the top right of the screen
  3. New users—register a new account and accept the End User License Agreement