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Donor Education

Educational Videos for Living Donors and Transplant Candidates

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) has created three 30 minute educational videos for potential kidney or liver donors and recipients. The videos feature either an actual recipient or donor who shares their experience for those considering donation or transplantation as treatment for kidney or liver disease as well as what to expect from each member of the transplant team.


Living Kidney Donation: What You Need to Know

Kidney Transplantation: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Living Liver Donation: What Are the Risks and Benefits?

The links below will connect you to the Web sites of organizations that provide educational information on “living organ donation.” This is not an exhaustive list. These links are provided for reference and informational purposes only and do not constitute any form of endorsement by the National Living Donor Assistance Center or its affiliates. For general information on transplantation and related links, please visit the Resources Tab.

Ethics Statement of Vancouver Forum

Report of Vancouver Forum

Living Donors Online

Transplant Living

National Kidney Foundation

Donate Life America

Potential Donors

If you are considering organ donation, NLDAC may be able to lessen the burden of travel expenses. View the NLDAC Eligibility Screening Tool for NLDAC household income requirements. To learn more about the application process, read the NLDAC brochure "How to Apply" in English or Spanish.

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Transplant Centers

Join NLDAC in its mission to reduce financial disincentives to living donation. Please print a NLDAC poster and place it in your kidney transplant clinic or your local dialysis clinic. If you would like us to mail you posters or brochures, please complete this request form. If you would like to learn about the application process, click on the link below.

Application Process

Organ Donor
University of Arizona
ASTS
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
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