Patient and Family Education Handouts

If you are scheduled for an echocardiogram at UW Medicine Regional Heart Center, we encourage you to read our patient education handouts in advance. Please click on the title below for the handout that applies to the type of study you will be having. If you have questions or need to re-schedule your appointment, please call 206.598.7000.

The Heart Transplant Manual is a resource for patients, families, and clinicians. You are welcome to download individual chapters from the guide for your use.  (All files are PDFs.)

Please respect our copyright and contact us if you would like to use or adapt the contents of the manual for other online or printed publications. All requests should be directed to For other inquiries or to refer patients to the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UW Medicine Regional Heart Center, please write to

Heart Transplant Videos​

Heart Transplant Orientation

Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)​

Social Work Orientation​

Pharmacy Orientation​​