NATCO Webinar Series


Neonates - Our Smallest Donors Making a BIG Impact


May 21, 2020 - 2:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)

Andrea Haines, Senior Placement Coordinator-Neonate Specialist - IIAM
Darla Welker, RN Manager of Research & Staff Development - We are Sharing Hope SC
Irving Ling, MD PhD Associate Scientific Director - Takeda Pharmaceuticals


At a time when expectant parents make plans to celebrate a new life, news of a fatal fetal diagnosis or complications during birth create a sudden and tragic turn of events. Learn how organ and tissue donation from neonates helps families leave a lasting legacy for their newborn while contributing to meaningful medical research that will save and enhance the lives of countless children and adults.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the potential donation options for babies with fatal fetal diagnosis
  • Understand the complexities and rewards that come from assisting a family through neonatal organ/tissue donation and how to best prepare your OPO staff
  • Underscore the critical importance of neonatal donor organs as a source to study gastrointestinal disorders affecting our youngest through more aged population and create life-saving and life-enhancing therapies


Target Audience:
OPO Administrators
Procurement Professionals
Family Services
Hospital Development
Social Workers
Donor Families


Register for the May Webinar HERE

Webinar recordings are available under the 'Members Only' section of the NATCO website.

If you need assistance contact us at or 703-483-9820.



Upcoming 2020 Webinars


June 18, 2020
Topic to be Determined
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August 20, 2020
Bioengineered Lungs: A Novel Source of Transplantable Organs
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September 17, 2020
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October 22, 2020
Writing for Publication
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December 17, 2020
Topic to be Determined
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Continuing Education:

NATCO will award continuing education certificates to participants who attend this webinar. CE records are maintained by the NATCO Executive Office for a period of seven years. This program has been approved by the American Board for Transplant Certification for 1.0 Category 1 CEPTC.

Members may register at no cost. There is a fee of $35.00 for non-members.

We encourage your organization to register as a group. You may have an unlimited number of attendees per connection. Please designate one person as the group leader. Only the group leader registers. The group leader will be responsible for verifying the attendance of members of the group for the purpose of distributing CE credits.



Updated 3-31-2020