Neuroethics Network:Criteria for Determination of Death

Invitation on behalf of Dr Vlijko Dublijevic:

“Criteria for determination of death and implications for organ donation”
Ivan Ortega Deballon, LL.B., ACNS, Registered Flight Nurse, PhD Candidate.
Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, Canada

Ivan Ortega is a Research Associate at the Division of Critical Care Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH). He is working within the Deceased Organ Donation research program at MCH and the Loeb Chair and Research Consortium at the University of Ottawa. He is interested in working on the complex intersection of pre- mortem life-saving versus post-mortem organ-preserving interventions such as CPR and ECMO. He is also involved with health policy development relevant to deceased donation with Canadian Blood Services. 

Ivan is a specialist in law and in medical ethics. He is also an Emergency Nurse Practitioner and has worked in emergency nursing care in the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Madrid, Spain where he was responsible for the care of potential organ donors during transport.

All are welcome but please note that space is limited for this seminar. Please RSVP by January 15th at [masked]. 


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