Effects of Peer Education on Attitudes Toward Organ Donation in Nursing Students

Ordin Y. S., Soylemez B.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.50, no.10, pp.2971-2975, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.02.094
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2971-2975
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background. Nurses play an effective role in the identification of donors and in the families' decision-making processes related to organ donation. It is recommended that nursing students be offered specific education regarding organ donation and transplantation. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of peer education on attitudes toward organ donation and the rate of attaining a donor card in undergraduate nursing students.