These educational videos aim to provide support to transplant caregivers and patients.
The transplant process can be difficult and overwhelming, but it can also be exciting! The following videos include brief interviews with transplant caregivers, patients, donor family members, and transplant professionals. They address some of the common issues transplant caregivers and patients experience.
Transplant Training Video
The Caregiver Lifeline Program’s first educational video, “Preparing for the Transplant Journey” has been released! In this video, Alison B. Steinhauser, Psy.D, a Licensed Psychologist and heart transplant recipient, discusses ways in which a transplant patient and his or her family can prepare themselves for the transplant journey. Different steps include journaling the medical process, identifying key support roles, and developing healthy coping skills. Check it out now and please share with others who may benefit from this important resource.
Transplant recipients may feel guilty about receiving their gift of life. Donor mom, Joan, talks about why transplant patients should not feel guilty about receiving an organ from an organ donor.