Preparing Yourself Educationally

Transplantation is a whole new world with a whole new language to learn--one filled with medical terms, abbreviations and acronyms. The best way to navigate this world is to choose to become a lifelong learner. Carefully review any educational materials provided by your transplant center. Many organ- or disease-specific organizations also provide patient education. Join a transplant support group, either in person or online, for information and support. As you learn about the transplant and what to expect, you will gain control of your transplant experience and your life. Learn more now >

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