Lecia Snell Kinen is the Clinical Program Coordinator for the heart and lung transplant programs at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha. She has over 20 years of experience in abdominal and thoracic organ transplantation having served in various nursing roles throughout her career. She is an established transplant nursing educator and consultant. Lecia has served as past Education Director for the International Transplant Nursing Society (ITNS). She is currently a member of the 2022 Transplant-Focused Webinar faculty for the Transplant Alliance. Lecia has presented on various transplant related topics both nationally and internationally. She has published in peer reviewed journals and is co-author of a chapter in transplant related textbook
End-stage organ failure and solid organ transplantation can impact the patient and his/her sexual wellbeing. This presentation is aimed at defining sexual health and the potential barriers that can impact patients and families. We will review the role of the transplant clinician in assessing, identifying, and managing patients with sexual health issues, and share outcomes from the Transplant Pregnancy Registry International.