CME

The ISN Continues to Support Meetings to Advance Kidney Care

More than ever, the ISN remains committed to supporting the work and professional development of its members. We are constantly working toward increasing assistance to the global kidney care community through different formats and initiatives. The ISN continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many activities involving travel are impacted and have shifted to a...

Plan a Scientific Meeting Online Through the ISN Continuing Medical Education Program

Applications for ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) meetings are accepted throughout the year. Discover the CME Program here. Due to ongoing travel and social restrictions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the CME Program has adapted to support faculty experts to present virtual talks and workshops at regional nephrology-related meetings. What educational content could help improve kidney...

Stepping up Nephrology Care in Samoa

An ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) course took place in Samoa as part of an initiative to strengthen ties between the ISN, the Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology (ASPN), the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN), and the National Kidney Foundation Samoa (NKFS). The aim was to provide valuable training to local doctors...

CME in Tajikistan makes first step to advance nephrology training

In 2018, an ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) meeting was held in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, attended by medical students and professionals from Iran, Russia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, and Lithuania. The course, hosted by the head of the Tajik Society of Nephrology, Ahtam Sadikov, comprised 15 lectures with a question and answer session after...

CME in Tajikistan makes first step to advance nephrology training

An ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) meeting was held in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan on February 9 and 10, 2018. It opened doors to share nephrology knowledge between the nephrologists of Iran, Russia and Georgia with the local doctors and medical students as well as medical professionals from neighboring countries such as Kyrgyzstan...

14th National Convention and International CME of Bangladesh Renal Association

ISN took part in the 14th Bangladesh Renal Association (BRA) meeting, organized in Dhaka from December 11 to 12, 2017. Representatives from the ISN included ISN President-Elect Vivekanand Jha and ISN President David Harris. Dr. M. Muhibur Chowdhury, Vice President of BRA, and Harun-Ur-Rashid, Vice President of BRA were present as both are members...

ISN and SFNDT join forces for CME and Clinical Research Programs

ISN and the French-speaking Society of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation (SFNDT) have signed a partnership to express their mutual commitment in advancing nephrology in French-speaking Africa. This partnership with ISN and SNDTF will support the organization of joint ISN Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) and Clinical Research Programs, focusing on francophone Africa and starting in 2018. These CMEs...

The value of collaboration: ISN at BANTAO congress 2017

It was inspiring to see colleagues from the region working together at the 13th Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (BANTAO) conference, held this month in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. From the ISN Young Nephrologist’s (YNC) perspective, it was especially rewarding to run a YNC workshop alongside my fellow committee member...

SRC and CME programs are improving the state of care in Belarus and Eastern Europe

In September, international speakers from ISN took part in the 11th National Scientific Practical Nephrology Conference on topical questions of nephrology and renal replacement therapy, organized by the Belarus Society of Nephrology. Speakers joined this meeting thanks to support from the ISN Continuing Medical Education Program and two ISN Sister Renal Centers collaborations with Germany,...

APSN and JSN CME 2017

The Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) and the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN) recently held their Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Sendai, Japan. This annual event first began in 2014 to educate and build international communication for young nephrologists in the Asia Pacific region. It has been going strong ever since, encouraging...