About

WELCOME

Transplant Links Education (TLE) is the educational arm of Transplant Links Community (TLC). TLC is a UK registered charity which aims to address the problem of kidney failure in low-middle income countries by transferring surgical and medical skills in renal medicine and transplant surgery to local nurses, doctors and surgeons.

The materials found on this website have been created by Transplant Links Community and may not be reproduced without the expressed permission of Transplant Links Community.

Content

Podcasts
An Introduction to Transplant Links Community
Kidney Transplantation in Barbados
Developing Kidney Transplant Services Worldwide
A Global View of Kidney Disease
Developing a Paediatric Transplant Programme
Management of the Kidney Transplant Donor
Preparing a Patient for Transplantation
Preparing the Operating Theatre for a Living Donor Kidney Transplant
Nursing Care of the Recipient Immediately After the Transplant Operation
Care of the Recipient in the First Six Months After Transplantation
Long Term Care of the Recipient After Transplantation
Ethics of Living Donor Transplantation

Introduction to Renal Transplantation
Online Course developed for transplant coordinators and other associated professionals involved with the care of patients who are having a kidney transplant

Posters and Leaflets
Having a Transplant – leaflet for recipients
Being a Kidney Donor – leaflet for donors
Top 10 Facts About Kidney Transplants – poster

Operating Theatre Set Up
Powerpoint Presentation
Images of surgical equipment
Podcast
Video – presentation with voice over and tour of the operating theatre
Posters

TLC Magazine
A link to our 10 year anniversary online interactive magazine, in which we share the stories and lessons that we have learnt since 2007 when TLC was founded

External Resources
Links to publications and articles that are not directly associated with Transplant Links (TLC), but might be of use to you

Thank you to The James Tudor Foundation who’s funding has been instrumental in the production of this website.

 


Please note that the buying and selling of organs is illegal and Transplant Links Community does not condone any activity which promotes the buying and selling of organs, in accordance with the Declaration of Istanbul.


 

DISCLAIMER

The data contained in this course, including the text, images, and graphics, are for informational purposes only. Use of the course and site is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical, coaching and/or training judgment and you should promptly contact your own health care and/or provider regarding any medical conditions or medical questions that you have.

THE COURSE AND WEB SITE DO NOT OFFER MEDICAL ADVICE, AND NOTHING CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT IS INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.

The practice of medicine are complex processes that involves the synthesis of information from a multiplicity of sources. The information contained in the course and site delivers similar information to that of a textbook or other health resource. Transplant Links accepts no responsibility for the correctness of any diagnosis based in whole or in part upon the use of this course and site. The data represent the current view of the individual author and do not necessarily represent the view of Transplant Links or other contributing institutions, nor does inclusion on the site of advertisements for specific products or manufacturers indicate endorsement by Transplant Links.

Although great care has been taken in compiling and checking the information given to ensure accuracy, Transplant Links, the authors, their employers, the sponsors, and their servants or agents shall not be responsible or in any way liable for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies, whether arising from negligence or otherwise, or for any consequences arising therefrom.