To promote and provide current information and education to all health professionals working in organ donation and transplantation interested in the transplant field and associated areas.
To develop a network of members with common interests in transplantation, to discuss and explore professional and ethical issues.
To foster and facilitate a collaborative environment for transplant health professionals to provide the highest attainable level of patient care.
- Promote quality holistic care for patients and families involved in the transplantation process.
- Provide evidence based standards of care for all health care professionals caring for such patients.
- In conjunction with other multidisciplinary health team members, foster open communication to ensure the maintenance of optimal physical and psychological care for the patient and family.
- Educate its members in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that may result in organ and tissue transplantation.
- Promote the principle of equitable access for all patients seeking organ and tissue transplantation.
- Provide and promote education to all health care professionals and the public in all areas of transplantation.
- Promote recognition and acknowledgement of the donor and donor family.
- Encourage and promote research, continuing education and the dissemination of information via the Transplant Journal of Australasia, published tri-annually.
- Respond to issues affecting the practice of organ and tissue transplantation.
- Liaise and consult with other national and international professional organisations involved in organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
- Act as a resource group to the community and all health care professionals.
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This was last ammended on the 22nd of October 2009 at the Annual General Meeting
TNA Constitution [103K, PDF format]
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