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This 6-part video series describes the kidney transplant process. Health care providers will share their knowledge, and people living with kidney disease will share their experiences. It is our hope that these videos will help you learn what you can do to have a successful transplant.

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The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Wellness Hub

The Kidney Foundation has created a unique and FREE online platform to help support the physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing of kidney patients and caregivers. Wherever you are on your kidney journey — newly diagnosed with kidney disease, living with reduced kidney function, on dialysis…

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Canadian Society of Transplantation Statement on Monkeypox

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The field is rapidly evolving, and as such, some of the guidance might change over time. Any clinical decisions should be made in consideration of the latest available information.

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These guidelines were written by the Canadian Society of Transplantation’s Transplant Infectious…

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TransplantLyfe

Built by patients for patients, www.transplantlyfe.com is Lyfebulb's peer-to-peer connectivity platform for transplant recipients, donors and care partners that enables users to connect on a personal level under the shared topic of transplantation. Interested people are able to share experiences, e…

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Engaging beyond the usual suspects: Challenges and opportunities from the patient perspective

Dr. Tamara L. McCarron, Karen Moffat, Heather Martens, Nancy Verdin Learning objectives:

1. Discuss the role of patient in health research

2. Consider ways to implement meaningful patient engagement to reduce inequities 3.

Explore engagement challenges in health research from the patient perspec…

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Exploring the promise of cardiac rehabilitation for the pediatric transplant population

Learning Objectives:

* Recognize current limitations in exercise capacity and physical activity for pediatric transplant recipients

* Review potential impacts of cardiac rehabilitation in pediatric transplant recipients

* Review current work aiming to evaluate exercise interventions in pediatric…

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Taking Life-Saving Medications? Ask for a Care Plan!

Anyone who takes life-saving medications should have a care plan. A care plan is a way to share important medical and medication information, as well as steps to take in an emergency. It can be valuable to the individual, their support team, and new health care providers.

SafeMedicationUse.ca has …

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COVID-19 pre-exposure prophylaxis (prevention) with monoclonal antibodies

During this webinar, participants learned about the need for monoclonal antibodies for the prevention of COVID-19 in specific populations and presenters discussed the science of monoclonal antibodies and explained the eligibility criteria to receive monoclonal antibodies.

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Explore Health Stories: The Value of Digital Storytelling to Amplify the Patient Voice

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Organ and Tissue Education (K-12)

Created by Canadian Blood Services in collaboration with Canada’s organ and tissue donation and transplant organizations, this portal collects and shares age-appropriate, easy-to-access and easy-to-use teaching resources for teachers, parents and students from K-12. The goal is to spark interest in…

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Life is a Gift

Manitoba Education and Training, in partnership and collaboration with Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, is pleased to offer a learning resource to support Grade 11 biology teachers and students as they examine current issues and the human biology associ…

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Transplant Manitoba

Transplant Manitoba consists of five dynamic teams dedicated to caring for individuals before and after transplant and includes the Gift of Life, the program responsible for coordinating and supporting organ donation in the province. This resource provides Manitobans with information for all aspect…

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Information

This information will help you decide if kidney transplant is right for you. It will help you and your family learn about the steps of receiving a kidney transplant and about living kidney donation. Each topic explains what a person goes through before a transplant, the waiting time, and what happe…

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Southern Alberta Transplant Program: Programs & Services

This service specializes in organ transplants for people living south of Red Deer. Serves people who need solid organ transplants (kidney, pancreas, liver, lung, or heart), those who have had a transplant, and potential living donors.

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Organ Donation After Death

There are two types of organ donation in B.C. —deceased donation and living donation. In order to be a deceased organ donor in BC, a person needs to be in an intensive care unit (ICU) and on a ventilator (breathing machine). Donation is only considered after all life-saving methods to save a patien…
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Transplant recipients moving to/from BC

Specialized post-transplant care is essential for all transplant recipients. This resource from BC Transplant outlines some of the important steps to consider when planning a move to or from B.C.

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Communicating with the Family of your Organ Donor

Some transplant recipients write to their donor family to express their gratitude. The decision to write to your donor family is a personal choice, but your words can often help families cope with the loss of their loved one. Throughout your transplant journey, it is normal to experience a range of…

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School Education Resources

BC Transplant encourages students and teachers to introduce conversations about organ donation into their schools. This program is aimed at high-school science classes and aligns with BC curricular competencies and content. The curriculum includes:

Curriculum activities to extend the in-class sess…

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"Live Life. Pass It On" Scholarship

"Live Life. Pass It On" Scholarship. BC Transplant will award four $1500 scholarships to grade 12 students who lead an organ donation awareness project in their school or community during the 2021/22 school year.  Award value: 4 x $1,500 scholarships

Deadline: May 6, 2022
 
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