Education

Interventional nephrology training responds to the need for better vascular care globally

The global growth of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients has resulted in an increasing number surviving on renal replacement therapy. Hemodialysis remains a predominant form of renal replacement therapy. Providing optimal dialysis vascular access care remains a challenging task. The birth of interventional nephrology represents a field dedicated to understanding and treating complex vascular access...

Onconephrology: cancer, chemotherapy and the kidney – an international symposium this September in New York

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and is rapidly becoming a global pandemic. Cancer patients with kidney disease have a worse prognosis with higher mortality and morbidity. The emergence of onconephrology represents a field dedicated to understanding and treating the complex renal problems that arise in cancer patients. The American Society of...

Sign up for ISN Education webinars in July and August

ISN Education webinars are a great was to stay up to date with the latest in nephrology. They are also a great way to spark discussion with others working in the field. Registration is now open to join the latest webinars in July and August. ISN Education organises short webinars of maximum 30 minutes, every...

ISN–ASDIN Educational Partnership

ISN and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) have entered into an educational partnership agreement to promote and improve the understanding and management of clinical issues concerning dialysis access care. The ISN-ASDIN collaboration will focus through seminars, symposia, and exchange of educational materials to advance Interventional Nephrology worldwide. Interventional nephrology is a young and developing field...

Kidney education material available in 19 languages

ISN leaders Giuseppe Remuzzi, Guillermo Garcia Garcia and Motoko Yanagita have got involved in translating valuable educational material into Italian, Spanish and Japanese. This resource was released on World Kidney Day 2015 to show support for the overall theme for this year’s campaign: Kidney Health for All. All this information is available now at www.kidneyeducation.com. A...

ISN Sponsored AKI Symposium in Malawi

At the end of March this year, following on from the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in Cape Town, we held an Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) symposium in Blantyre, Malawi. This was attended by 100 delegates (nurses, clinical officers and doctors) who work in hospitals and health centers around the Central and Southern region...

Training at WCN 2015

The latest Saving Young Lives training course on acute peritoneal dialysis re-emphasized the way forward for treating acute kidney injury in low-resource settings. Acute kidney injury (AKI) remains an under-appreciated problem worldwide. But in emerging countries, the avoidable loss of life is all the more striking because children and young adults are frequently affected. Mignon McCulloch, who...

International Summer School of Renal Pathology

We also seek applicants for one to three stipends, €1,000 each, generously supported by the International Summer School of Renal Pathology (ISSRP) (endorsed by the Renal Pathology Society, the International Society of Nephrology, the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association and the Italian Society of Nephrology), to defray part of the cost of...

Apply for Advanced Training in Nephrology Clinical Fellowship Program

The Division of  Nephrology, University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to offer a position in the Advanced Training in Nephrology Clinical Fellowship Program. Applications are open until April 20, 2015. This Fellowship is a post-certification program, and is open to those who have completed at least 2 years of nephrology in an accredited training...

ISN-ANIO CNC – worldwide access to the latest renal pathology training

Kidney pathology educational programs available to the worldwide nephrology community are rather limited. In 2014, ISN and the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) set up a year-long web-based Clinical Nephropathology Certificate Program (CNC) to help physicians worldwide who seek training in the principles and practice of nephropathology. Priority was given to in-training applicants from...

Less than one month to WCN 2015

There is less than one month to go before we kick off ISN‘s World Congress of Nephrology 2015 (taking place on March 13-17, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa). WCN 2015 provides a unique opportunity to share views on a wide variety of topics in nephrology that are related to patients suffering from kidney disease...

Request for applications March 1st: mini sabbaticals in nephropathology

The call for applications is now open for mini sabbaticals in nephropathology. Deadline is March 1st, 2015. The ISN Renal Pathology Committee is seeking applications for one mini sabbatical for a nephropathologist from a developing country (as defined by the ISN) to provide partial support for short term in-depth study of renal pathology, by immersion...

Apply for the ISN-ANIO India Committee Advanced Apprenticeship

The ISN-ANIO India Committee is happy to announce the deadline for the ISN-ANIO Indukaka Ipcowala Advanced Apprenticeship Program. The purpose of this apprenticeship is to give an opportunity to physicians or allied healthcare personnel to train and gain by practical experience with specific skills in any field of nephrology, including but not limited to...

Sign up for the European Renal Pathology Course 2015 in Amsterdam

The 9th European Renal Pathology Course will take place in Amsterdam from June 9-12, 2015. This four-day course has been designed for pathologists, nephrologists, pediatric nephrologists and residents in these specialties. CLICK HERE for more information. The first three days will be dedicated to native renal diseases, with special attention to the newest insights in renal pathophysiology,...

Join the 2015 International AMA certified pediatric nephrology and dialysis course

The International AMA Certified Neonatal and Pediatric Nephrology Training Workshop and 3rd Indian Simulation Based Pediatric Dialysis Course will be held from February 28 February to March 1st, 2015. This meeting is certified with CME-AMA Type-2 Credits. The aim of the meeting is to provide comprehensive coverage of the rapidly developing field of pediatric nephrology,...

ISN Education: watch out for the webinar series on dialysis

Over the next five months, ISN Education will be holding a webinar series on the subject of dialysis. The series will consist of five separate webinar sessions facilitated by five different specialists with years of experience in various areas of dialysis. The series kicks off next October 24th with a webinar titled "Assessment of Fluid...

Join the Nephrology 2015 course in Boston

Nephrology - 2015, led by Martin Pollak, MD and Burton D. Rose, MD, is taking place from April 12 to 17, 2015, at The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. If you are an ISN Member you can join this course at a reduced fee. In recent years, new diagnostic and therapeutic tools have emerged...