Kidney Transplant Toolkit

This Toolkit for dialysis clinic staff is a reference tool that gives information about the transplant referral process and guidance to help patients prepare for receiving a kidney transplant.

Kidney Transplant Toolkit - [2019]

Attachment A: Transplant Peer Mentor Program: Dialysis Facility Toolkit

Attachment B: "Vocational Rehabilitation: Is your facility on track?"

Learn about resources available to educate patients and help navigate the process to receiving a kidney transplant. Hosted by the ESRD National Coordinating Center, this webinar featured Dr. Jennifer Gander, one of the co-authors of the Forum's Kidney Transplant Toolkit, and Amy Brannan, RN. Patricia Bologna from the Forum's Kidney Patient Advisory Council (KPAC) also presented to provide a brief overview on the companion piece for patients being developed by the Forum's KPAC. [09/17/2019]

Webinar: "The Role of the Dialysis Unit Beyond Education: Successful Care Coordination to Transplant"


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