Which of the following is true regarding organ and tissue donation?


•The family should have the opportunity to speak with an organ donation coordinator. A coordinator has the knowledge and interpersonal skills to approach the family and discuss the donation process.

•Physician support is desired, but the nurse can contact the organ donation organization without a physician order.

•The primary nurse is not required to believe in organ donation or be an expert on the subject. The nurse should stay objective and supportive of the family’s needs.

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