Introductory Courses

Introductory Course for the Transplant and Procurement Professional

The Introductory Course for the Transplant and Procurement Professional has been a trusted source of education and training for the community since 1982.

Target Audience
The Introductory Course is designed to provide basic information to procurement or transplant professionals. Due to the intense nature of the course, faculty members suggest that participants have a least one month of on-the-job experience in transplantation or donation before attending the course.

Course Format

The course material is presented in lecture and workshop format. A strong faculty-to-participant ratio permits ample opportunity to answer questions, discuss issues and concerns, and to review unfamiliar concepts according to the needs of individual course participants.

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will be able to apply the knowledge received from this course in order to perform the role of the transplant coordinator or the procurement coordinator. Attendees will be able to verbalize the role and responsibilities of these specialty positions.

Criteria for successful completion includes attending each session within a track and turning in an evaluation form.

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).

Please call Donna Dickt at 703-483-9820 for more information about contact hours.

Location & Accommodations

The Tempe Mission Palms Hotel is five miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The hotel is located in downtown Tempe and within walking distance of more than 170 shops, galleries and restaurants.  Tempe Mission Palms offers many amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool with two whirlpools, complimentary fitness center and tennis courts. To learn more about the hotel, please visit


save the date:  next live, in-person course will be:

October 16-19, 2021