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Organ donation in the event of cardiac arrest. How is the boundary between life and death drawn with cDCD?

In the autumn of 2021, the method for organ donation called cDCD (controlled donation after circulatory death) was approved in Norway after a long and thorough process. In this process, critical questions were asked although the method is already established in many other countries. In order to maintain good trust in the health care system, we want to address this questions surrounding organ donation after cardiac arrest, and provide some insights into how cDCD is performed in practice: How is the dying patient and relatives taken into account? What exactly is cDCD?

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Light foods and beverages will be served from 6.30 pm.

Note that the event is held in the Norwegian language. After two short presentations, a panel will discuss the topic before answering questions submitted by the audience.

The panel consist of:

  • Torgunn Bø Syversen, donorsykepleier/intensivsykepleier ved Oslo universitetssykehus
  • Morten Horn, Overlege i nevrologi ved Oslo universitetssykehus
  • Berge Solberg, Professor i medisinsk etikk ved institutt for samfunnsmedisin og sykepleie ved Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet (NTNU)
  • Marius Timmann Mjaaland, Professor i religionsfilosofi og systematisk teologi ved teologisk fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo og gruppeleder i 3DR
  • Søren Erik Pischke, Forsker ved avdeling for immunologi og transfusjonsmedisin ved Universitetet i Oslo, overlege ved avdeling for anestesiologi og intensivmedisin ved Oslo Universitetssykehus og gruppeleder i 3DR
  • Jørgen Dahlberg, Forsker ved senter for medisinsk etikk ved Universitetet i Oslo
Published Dec. 3, 2021 5:09 PM - Last modified Aug. 5, 2022 1:18 PM