NEW EDITION! My transplant-ready workbook

The first ever workbook designed to help patients and their family members navigate the challenging kidney transplant journey has been revised and expanded! 

This new workbook includes more graphics and bright colors, more tips, more worksheets, and more resources to help you every step of the way!

  • This new workbook highlights the role of care partners and the importance of emotional health, self-care, and planning for the what-ifs.
  • This new workbook has been updated to reflect new information on insurance options, medication coverage, and transplant evaluation in a digital world.
  • This new workbook is now available in Spanish for anyone whose primary or sole language is Spanish.
  • As with the previous version, version 2.0, has been designed, developed, written, and reviewed by kidney disease and transplant providers, professionals, kidney patients and living donors and health literacy experts.

You can download the digital version of the workbook, so that you can type in it using your computer or you can print a copy and carry it with you when you see your transplant team.

My transplant-ready workbook – printable

My transplant-ready workbook – fill out online

My transplant-ready workbook – SPANISH printable

My transplant-ready workbook – SPANISH fill out online

Limited numbers of free printed copies of the workbook will be available at MoKP contracted transplant and dialysis facilities. Ask for a copy next time you are at dialysis or visiting a Missouri hospital with a kidney transplant program.

For more information about this workbook, or to share comments, questions, or useful edits to improve our workbook, please contact: Missouri Kidney Program at

This workbook is intended to supplement, organize, and build upon the information and guidance provided by medical professionals. It was created by the Missouri Kidney Program in collaboration with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Organ and Tissue Donor Program.

Laurie Hines, director of the Missouri Kidney Program, discusses the new edition of My transplant-ready workbook on the Show Me Today radio program and podcast.

Transplant recipient Ted Glasgow and Laurie Hines, director of the Missouri Kidney Program, describe their personal and live-saving journey involving kidney organ donation and transplantation.

Virtual Patient Education Classes

These videos are presented by Missouri professionals who are experts in their field. There are 6 topic videos covering all aspects of kidney disease. The 7th video is a panel of transplant and dialysis patients answering your frequently asked questions.

These video classes are for those who have not yet started treatment for kidney failure, are new to treatment, are considering their options for treatment, and for those who want to learn more about kidney disease.

Intro to Kidney Disease

Print slides for Introduction to Kidney Disease

Diet and Kidney Disease

Print slides for Diet and Kidney Disease

Coping with and Paying for Kidney Disease

Print slides for Coping with and Paying for Kidney Disease

Kidney Transplant

Print slides for Kidney Transplant


Print slide for Hemodialysis

Peritoneal Dialysis

Print slides for Peritoneal Dialysis

Patient Panel

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