Jacki Harris, RN, MSN, CCTC has worked as an RN and a kidney transplant coordinator and nurse for many years. She is now a liver transplant coordinator at Cedars Saini in Los Angeles. Jacki’s book, Kidney Transplantation: The Patient’s Guide, is a treasure trove of information that covers the A to Z of the kidney transplant process, from pre-transplant to post transplant. Lori and Jacki discuss the many issues someone considering a kidney transplant needs to understand. The book features facts about medications and financial information. It helps the reader understand the difference between a nephrologist and a transplant doctor, what happens when you skip doses of your medication and so much more. Listen in to hear all about this accessible, affordable resource for people thinking about a kidney transplant.
You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.
You can order Kidney Transplantation: The Patient’s Guide on Amazon
Hosted By Lori Hartwell
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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