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Transplant Nurses

Transplant nurses are specially trained to provide nursing care and support for patients before, during and after they receive an organ transplant. They also provide necessary care to living organ donors.

Transplant Nurses

Transplant Nurses

The Clinical Transplant Nurse (CTN) maintains patient records, both donor and recipient, administer medication, and monitor patients for signs of organ rejection. They prepare patients for transplantation and administer the essential medications.

Pre-Transplant: Clinical Transplant Nurse cares  for the patient awaiting organ transplantation

Perioperative: The CTN  performs perioperative tests as directed and provides patient education regarding the transplant process.
: The CTN demonstrates knowledge of post-transplant management, including tests, medications, complications and discharge procedures.
Living Donation
: The CTN cares for the living donor for the evaluation and live organ donation.

The average annual salary for transplant nurses is $62,000; average annual transplant nurse salaries vary by location, employer, education, experience, and benefits.

Specialized training is required to perform your best as a transplant nurse. Many employers also require some type of transplant nurse certification. The American Board for Transplant Certification offers several certification programs such as Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) and Certified Clinical Transplant Nurse (CCTN).

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