In the framework of health reform in Ukraine appeared a new profession.
In the state Classifier of professions there is a new post – transplant coordinator. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of health, informs Rus.Media.
The relevant Deputy Minister Roman Ilyk said that this profession has become official in Ukraine.
The transplant coordinator will check and get consent to be a donor on time and regularly update the information in the Unified state information system transplant (DT), to organize prompt and safe transportation of organs.
They will communicate among donors and families and recipients awaiting transplantation.
The first group of future transplant coordinators are already studying in Zaporozhye medical Academy of postgraduate education MOH of Ukraine. The practical part (about 70% of the course) physicians are at the transplant Center of the Zaporozhye regional hospital.
The new law on transplantation was enacted on 17 may 2018. It aims to establish a functioning system of transplantation, which would have helped in this area to work and not forced to go abroad for this. Under the new law, those who wish to obtain a position as a transplant coordinator should have education of master level in health and social work.