Organ Donation: The Selection Process


In this second lesson students will go over the selection process and how long will it take for the process. Students will learn how tissue matching is done for organs being transplanted.


How long does it take to get a tissue match and organ donation?  Why is the selection process so important?  In this lesson students will be able understand the process of organ donation.  Students will understand what the waiting list is all about. Students will voice their opinions in regards to the donors.  Matching and watching a video on a mother's perspective on organ donors. 

Lesson Times

one block period or 2 class period
2 Class Periods

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology
    • Patient Care
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

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