Education

Access and Share the WCN’21 Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium

The Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium held three didactic sessions at WCN'21, in collaboration with the Global Renal Exercise Network (GREX), on dialysis challenges, renal nutrition, and improving self-management of kidney disease. These sessions are now available on-demand and free of charge on the ISN Academy. Access the Symposium These sessions form part of the...

Register for the Second Virtual Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology

Join us for the second Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 3 p.m. CEST: Make the peritoneal membrane work for you Register here This session on optimizing PD focuses on a case study involving a seven-year-old girl with primary steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome secondary to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis that progressed rapidly to end-stage...

The DICG Launches Course on the Declaration of Istanbul and Ethical Issues in Transplantation

Experts in the field of organ trafficking and transplant tourism will guide participants through important aspects of the Declaration of Istanbul (DOI), the role of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group (DICG), and ethical issues in transplantation. Access the complete course here by creating a free account. The ten-part course is designed to allow participants to complete each module at...

Spotlight on ISN Activities: World Kidney Day

"ISN-IFKF Webinar: Spotlight on World Kidney Day - Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease" will be broadcast on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 4 p.m. CEST (convert to your time zone here). Register here. Join an international lineup of speakers: Social Risk Factors for CKD, Deidra Crews (USA) CKD Prevention Programs, Philip Li (China) CKD Care in Disadvantaged Populations, Guillermo...

Help Expand Trial Participation in Nephrology: Join Colleagues Online for the #NephTrials Debate

The #NephTrials initiative is an exciting series of conversations combining expertise from the ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus, the ISN-ACT Toolkit, and the #NephJC community.  Join the latest #NephTrials discussion on May 25 at 9 p.m. ET. The conversation will focus on DIAL-MAG, which evaluates the effect of increased magnesium concentration in dialysate on the risk of...

Register Now: ISN/HFA-ESC Webinar on Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure

Join us for a joint webinar between the ISN and the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology to understand connections between HF and CKD and discuss optimal management for patients. Stefan D. Anker (Germany), Debasish Banerjee (UK), Angela Yee-Moon Wang (China), and Wilfried Mullens (UK) will address: Pathophysiology of co-morbid heart failure and CKD: what...

ISN Awareness-building Campaign for the General Public: “A Beginner’s Guide to Kidney Health,” an ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast:

As part of an ongoing educational campaign, the ISN has recorded the podcast "A Beginner's Guide to Kidney Health," part of ISN's Global Kidney Care Podcast Series. The podcast features Professor Ifeoma Ulasi, Nigeria, ISN Executive Committee and Advocacy Working Group (AWG) member, and the late Professor Donal O’Donoghue, United Kingdom, chair of the AWG...

Final Webinar in the SGLT2i Series: Toward Equitable Access to Kidney Treatment

The ISN Webinar, Dissemination and Implementation of Therapies for Kidney Diseases in Low- and High-Income Countries, will be broadcast on Thursday, April 29, at 3 p.m. CEST (convert to your time zone here). Register here. SGLT2i inhibitors protect the heart and the kidney, but equitable access to these and other drugs for Chronic Kidney Disease and...

Launching this Week: First Session of the “Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology” Program

The first "Grand Rounds" session, “Management of Renal Bone Disease,” will be presented by Ruskshana Shroff from Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, and Sukanya Govindan, Mehta Multispeciality Hospitals, Chennai, India, on Friday, April 30 at 3 p.m. CEST. Pooja G N (India) and Marcelo Orias (USA) are also speakers at the event.  Register here.  This session will...