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Transplantation Tools

These education materials and handouts help healthcare professionals and hospital volunteers support effective decision-making throughout the kidney transplantation and living donation process. Developed in collaboration with our colleagues from Trillium Gift of Life Network.

For more information about these resources or about kidney transplantation, email the Ontario Renal Network Transplant Team.

Pour les ressources en français, voir la page Outils de greffe.

Tools for Healthcare Providers

When to Refer a Patient to a Transplant Centre for Kidney Transplant Evaluation
An overview of the referral criteria and timing of referral for kidney transplant.

Factors Impacting Wait Times for a Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant
An overview of the 4 major factors that impact wait times for a deceased donor kidney transplant, and a tool to help estimate the wait.

Trillium Gift of Life Network
A collection of resources for healthcare professionals about kidney transplantation and living donation.

Living Kidney Donation Posters
A set of posters for your office or clinic, to raise awareness about living kidney donation.

The Living Donor Storytelling Project
A digital library of recorded stories by living donors and transplant recipients from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, geographic regions (United States and Canada), ages and life experiences. Use the library as a tool to introduce patients to living donation.

Explore Transplant Ontario
An online resource hub with educational materials about kidney transplantation and living donation, including the Core Transplant Curriculum webinar series for healthcare professionals.

Tools to Share with Patients

Kidney Transplantation Resources for Patients and Donors
A comprehensive list of links to resources to support patients and donors who are considering or going through kidney transplantation.

The information contained herein has been collected from third party sources and no warranty as to its accuracy is provided or implied. Such information is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for medical advice. Do not act or rely upon this information without seeking the advice of a physician or other healthcare provider. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.