Education

Equipping Primary Care Physicians to Manage Kidney-related Issues: Share the Open-access Online Kidney Education Course With General Practitioners

The complete "Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians" curriculum is now available at the ISN Academy. What is it? Developed collaboratively by the ISN and the Mumbai Kidney Foundation, this curriculum equips primary care physicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage and care for patients with kidney-related issues. Explore the complete list of modules...

Supercharge Your Medical Profession: Earn CME Credits Through the ISN Academy! 

Stay up to date, grow professionally and connect with peers through CME-accredited content at the ISN Academy. Introduction to Qualitative Health Research Expert Series: Ethical Aspects of Kidney Care for Women   CKDu Network i3C - Kidney Biopsy Course Kidney Stone Course  Hybrid Fellowship Course: General Nephrology  Hybrid Fellowship Course: Dialysis Hybrid Fellowship Course: Transplantation  POCUS Curriculum  Find out more about...

Master the Art of Data Analysis and Interpretation With a Six-part Video Curriculum: “Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in Clinical Research”

Whether taking your first steps into clinical research or looking to improve your statistical skills, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's six-part video curriculum guides you to use statistics effectively and analyze and interpret data from clinical trials and studies. Access Chapter I, Modules 1 and 2 now! Module 1: Learn study design basics and the...

How to Write a Winning Abstract in Ten Easy Stages

Watch the webinar “Winning Steps for a Successful WCN’24 Abstract Submission and Beyond.” It’s abstract submission season! How can you write a good abstract that will get accepted to WCN’24? WCN’24 abstract reviewers Sabine Karam, Magdalena Madero, Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Rob Walker have got you covered! Follow their foolproof advice on writing a winning abstract...

WCN’23 Sessions Are Now Available at the ISN Academy!

The WCN'23 scientific program featured 230 speakers from 44 countries. This content is now available to watch at your convenience here. The WCN'23's scientific program is FREE for ISN members and WCN'23 attendees and $45 for non-members (join the ISN or renew your membership here - now with 50% off!). To access the content, log in to your ISN...

The ISN Launches Groundbreaking Program to Enhance Expertise in Obstetric Nephrology

Led by renowned experts Shilpa Jesudason (Australia) and Michelle Hladunewich (Canada), the "Train the Trainer" program aims to transform approaches to managing kidney disease in pregnancy. The program has three objectives: Build a robust network of professionals well-versed in the intricate relationship between pregnancy and kidney disease The ISN seeks to create a ripple effect by...

Discover the Latest ISN Video Abstracts

Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team. Watch the videos here. The videos are based on papers from Kidney International® and Kidney International Reports®: Zinc Finger Protein 24-Dependent Transcription Factor SOX9 Up-regulation Protects Tubular Epithelial Cells During Acute Kidney Injury Randomized Trial on the Effects of Dialysate Potassium Concentration on Intradialytic Hypertension

New at the ISN Academy – ISN-ASON Case Series on Onconephrology: Watch the First Case on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

The ISN and the American Association of Onconephrology (ASON) are collaborating on a series of case presentations to promote research, clinical activities, and education in onconephrology. Watch the first case, “Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-related Kidney Adverse Events,” here. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPI) have transformed the landscape of cancer therapy. They are currently the cornerstone of treatment for...

ISN Members – Enjoy or Relive WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions on ISN Grants, the YNC Quiz, CKD in Primary Care Settings, and Successful Clinical Trials

Teams compete in the quiz-a-thon at WCN’23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions on the ISN Academy here. Success stories from ISN Grant recipients Professor David Harris introduces a session of first-hand experiences, highlighting some of the ISN's granting programs. Hear from: Dr. Ningning Wang (China) on the ISN Clinical Research and Mentorship Programs Professor Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Akl (Saudia Arabia) on the ISN...

ISN Members – Watch More Free Content From the WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions!

Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Amina Rakisheva discuss the Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit on the Spotlight Stage at WCN'23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions here. A Nephrology-Cardiology Initiative: Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit* Roberto Pecoits-Filho, ISN Research Working Group member, and Amina Rakisheva, representing the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA-ESC), discuss the...

“Acute Kidney Injury” and “Drugs and the Kidney” – Watch and Share Modules 17 and 18 in the Open-access Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians Curriculum

Access the course here. Dr. Raja Ramachandran presents the basics of acute kidney injury (AKI) identification and treatment for primary care physicians. Dr. Urmila Anandh presents the latest concepts of pathophysiologic mechanisms, basic AKI treatment principles, drugs that can cause AKI, and the role of the primary caregiver in drug administration.

Calling Early-career Nephrologists! Register Free of Charge for the Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases in Tokyo in October – Travel Grants are Available!

The ISN has partnered with the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) to deliver a primer course in glomerular disease for early-career nephrologists to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from October 1-2, 2023. Course registration is complimentary and a small number of travel grants are available for people living in low and lower-middle-income countries. Course spaces are limited:...

Listen to the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast on the EMPA-KIDNEY Trial Data with ISN President Masaomi Nangaku, Adeera Levin and Will Herrington

Listen to the podcast here. Tune in to hear from host Adeera Levin, head of the Nephrology Division, University of British Columbia, who is joined by: Will Herrington, honorary consultant nephrologist, Oxford Kidney Unit ISN President Masaomi Nangaku, head of the Nephrology and Endocrinology Division, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine This episode presents the latest updates following a webinar...

Explore the Newly Revised Edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

Access the third edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit here. The toolkit, launched in 2020, was designed to guide anyone wishing to start a clinical trial or participate as a trial site. Watch a short introductory video on the toolkit here. Listen to a podcast here. This user-friendly online toolkit is for nephrologists and researchers in...

New! Quick Guide to Early CKD Identification and Intervention for Primary Care Settings – Available in 50 Languages by Year End

This simple guide based on the “ISN-KDIGO CKD Early Identification and Intervention” booklet facilitates the easy implementation of steps toward the early identification and intervention of CKD. Download the guide here. It serves as a handy quick reference document for kidney health professionals, primary care physicians and nurses working in primary care settings. This guide will be released...

The ISN Academy Presents the Latest Interventional Nephrology Case: Watch the Video Now!

“Right External Jugular Vein Tunneled Catheter in a Case with Multiple Vascular Access Failures” Watch the interventional nephrology case video here. Vineet Behera, an interventional nephrologist at INHS Asvini, Mumbai, India, presents the latest interventional nephrology case on multiple vascular access failure in a 46-year-old female who is obese, hypertensive, and non-diabetic.

Listen to the Global Kidney Care Podcast on the Revolutionary Dual Transplant Approach Developed by Doctors at Stanford Medicine

Listen to the podcast here. ISN Education Working Group member, Maria E. Diaz-Gonzalez de Ferris, hosts this edition of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast. She talks to Paul Grimm, MD at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, about a revolutionary method in kidney care where the donor’s immune system is transplanted to the patient before surgeons implant...

First of the WCN’23 Spotlight Session Recordings Out Now for ISN Members on the ISN Academy – Look Out for the Complete WCN’23 Program in July!

The ISN Academy has published three recordings from the WCN’23 “Spotlight Sessions.” Access the sessions here. All the “Spotlight Sessions” will be published on the Academy over the next five weeks. These “Spotlight Sessions” addressed various topics, from global nephrology geared toward low to moderate-income countries to exploring the relationship between nephrology and primary care. They included...

Access a Free Electronic Version of “Living Well With Kidney Disease” in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

Access the publication via the ISN website here. The International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN) and the CUHK Carol and Richard Yu PD Research Centre have published an educational e-book for kidney patients through the Chinese University Press. The publication guides patients on living positively with chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant.