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Topic of the Month

Overview

Transplant Unwrapped selects a new topic each month from which we create new educational resources, present an expert-led webinar, host a virtual support group, and promote discussion of the material. This page provides an overview of previous topics and resources.

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Topic of the Month Resources Currently Available:

If you are already a Transplant Unwrapped Site Member, you can find these resources under the "Topics" dropdown menu, sub-titled "Topic of the Month Resources."

November 2020: Overview of Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant

  • Handbooks: 

    • A Patient's Guide to Intestinal Transplant

    • A Kid's Guide to Intestinal Transplant

    • A Kid's Activity Book for Intestinal Transplant (Or Adults too, everyone can have fun!)

  • Handouts:

    • Pediatric Appointment Checklist

    • Lab Value Chart

    • Transplant Evaluation Chart for Appointments

    • Transplant Evaluation Chart for Tests

December 2020: Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Rehabilitation

  • Handbooks: 

    • Patient's Handbook on Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Rehabilitation

    • Kid's Activity Book on Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Rehabilitation

  • Handouts:

    • Hospital Diets

    • Post-Transplant Eating Tips

    • Types of Fluids for SBS

    • The Digestive System

    • Short Bowel Syndrome for Adults

    • Short Bowel Syndrome for Kids

  • Videos (These videos can be accessed under "Learn from Others" found on our main menu).

    • Patient Q & A Series: Total Parenteral Nutrition and Short Bowel Syndrome Life from the Patient Perspective, Post-Transplant Patient Swapna 

January 2021: Life Post-Transplant

  • Handbooks: 

    • Infection Prevention Handbook

    • Educating the Intestinal Transplant Patient Handbook

    • Your Friend Had an Intestinal Transplant Handbook

  • Handouts:

    • Medication Chart (Common Post-Transplant Meds)

    • Ostomy Chart

    • Input/Output Log

  • Videos (These videos can be accessed under "Learn from Others" found on our main menu).

February 2021: The Ins and Outs of Being a Caregiver

March 2021: Coping with Chronic Illness

April 2021: Organ Donation

 

Upcoming Topics:

March 2021: Coping with Chronic Illness

April 2021: Organ Donation (in honor of Donate Life Month)

May 2021: Diet and Nutrition for Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure Patients

June 2021: Financing a Transplant

July 2021: Unwrapping Motility Disorders

August 2021: Unwrapping Ostomies

September 2021: Caring for a Child with Intestinal Dysfunction: From Childhood to Young Adulthood

October 2021: Other Common Organ Transplants Intestinal Patients Encounter: Liver Transplant

November 2021: Pain and Palliative Care

December 2021: Other Common Organ Transplants Intestinal Patients Encounter: Kidney Transplant

 
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