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IIAM provides educational services and materials about organ donation for research.

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IIAM Can Visit via Webinar
Would you like us to visit you via webinar for a 10-minute update at your next staff meeting? Contact IIAM.

Recovery Workshops
IIAM provides surgical training to our recovery partners at nominal cost. Each year, IIAM hosts 1-2 Recovery Workshops providing educational training to experienced procurement staff about organ recoveries for research. These 2-day workshops include: a hands-on cadaver lab for surgical skill development, and classroom didactics on the importance of offering the option of donation for research to donor families. The workshop also serves to educate recovery staff about the many purposes of organs for research. IIAM's next recovery workshop will be held on July 24-25, 2018. Click here for more information.

Virtual Education Initiative
We want to be part of your monthly meetings so we'll visit via Webinar! Using cutting-edge technology while saving time, money and travel troubles during inclement weather, IIAM began hosting educational presentations via webinar in 2009 to bring information to its partners on a regular basis. Please let us know if you would like us to visit. Click here.

The following webinar addresses information about the partnership between the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD), and IIAM, to further efforts to promote type 1 diabetes research. Participants attending this webinar will receive 1 CEU. -- (nPOD, a non profit organization, supports over 60 leading scientific investigators worldwide. Together, with IIAM, we intend to provide an opportunity for other researchers to participate in meaningful, collaborative research in developing better treatments and ultimately finding a cure for Type I Diabetes). For specific information about the nPOD project, please visit

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For more information on how attendees of this webinar can obtain the CEU being offered, please contact IIAM.

CMS Regulations
Back in January 2007, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced a measurement on organs placed for research. In addition to recovering viable organs for transplantation, organ procurement organizations are now being assessed by CMS for placing organs for research. IIAM continues to identify new researchers to help ensure that each referral translates into an opportunity to advance medical research.

IIAM provides complete educational and informational support for recovery programs and referral sources interested in offering donors the option of research donation.
  • In-service training for personnel
  • Hospice and nursing staff education and information
  • Training on research procedures for recovery coordinators
Brochures and posters suitable for professional education and public information about research donation are available from IIAM. For more information click here to request media or call 800-486-IIAM.


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