CME

Advancing Knowledge on CKD Treatment and Prevention: The ISN Supports Scientific Meeting in Macedonia

Delegates enjoy the program In April, the ISN supported the "7th Congress of the Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis and Artificial Organs (MSNDTAO) With International Participation" in Skopje, Macedonia, through its Continuing Medical Education Program (CME). The scientific program included an ISN CME course, "From Prevention to Best Treatment Options in CKD." Dr. Goce Spasovski presents on...

Enhancing Pediatric Kidney Health in India: The ISN Supports Speakers at Specialized Paediatric Nephrology Meeting

In March, the ISN supported speakers through its Continuing Medical Education Program to attend the "Paediatric Nephro Urocon 2024 - Season 3" meeting in Chennai, India. Seventy delegates participated on the first day of the program, with 125 attending on the second day. The conference brought together a diverse group of professionals, including dialysis technologists,...

The ISN CME Program Supporting Excellence in Kidney Care in Pakistan and Nigeria 

ISN-supported speaker Dr. McCafferty (far right) at the Pakistan Society of Nephrology Biennial Conference 2024  The ISN Continuing Medical Education Program supported a speaker to attend the Pakistan Society of Nephrology Biennial Conference 2024 in February 2024.  Dr. Kieran McCafferty (UK) presented on chronic kidney disease and visited the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, the...

Advancing Nephrology Together: The ISN Supports the Iranian Society’s International Congress

ISN Middle East Regional Board member and president of the Iranian Society of Nephrology, Shahrzad Ossareh, at the conference The ISN supported the Iranian Society of Nephrology's 19th International Congress of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation (ICNDT) held in Tehran from 12-15 December 2023. Participants enjoy a presentation at the conference Rumeyza Kazancioglu, the ISN Fellowship chair, participated...

Complementary ISN Granting Programs Coordinate to Elevate Nephropathology in Mongolia

Recently graduated ISN Fellow Narnygerel Erdenebileg helped organize a week-long training program supported by the ISN Educational Ambassador (EA) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) Programs in October at the State Second Central Hospital in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Read more about Dr. Erdenebileg's ISN Fellowship here. Participants at one of the seminars during a week of activities supported...

Ongoing Support for Kidney Care Advancement in Bangladesh and South Asia Through the ISN CME Program

Members of the ISN South Asia Regional Board discuss regional kidney care issues and strategies In September, the ISN supported the 7th Annual Scientific Conference and International CME of the Bangladesh Renal Association (BRA CON 2023) and the South Asia Regional Board Meeting. The conference covered core areas of kidney care under the theme, "Regional &...

The ISN Supports KRACON23: Advancing Kidney Health in Kenya and Beyond

KRACON23 delegates at the onsite ISN booth In September, the ISN supported the Kenya Renal Association and its Annual Conference (KRACON23) in Mombasa, Kenya, through its Educational Ambassador (EA) and Continuing Medical Education Programs. The theme of the event was "Multidisciplinary Approach to Kidney Care." A well-attended gathering The congress saw an impressive turnout of over 500...

Enhancing Kidney Health in French-speaking Africa: ISN’s Collaborative Efforts in the DR Congo

Delegates and faculty at the 2ème Cours International de Nephrologie, Dialyse et Transplantation, and 1er Congrès de la Société Congolaise In support of an agreement between the Société Francophone Néphrologie, Dialyse et Transplantation (SFNDT) and the ISN to enhance skills in French-speaking African countries, the ISN Continuing Medical Education Program contributed to the 2ème Cours...

The ISN’s Pioneering Role in Advancing Interventional Nephrology in Cuba

The ISN was pleased to support the inaugural "Primer Curso Cubano de Nefrología Intervencionista" (First Cuban Course on Interventional Nephrology) in September through its Continuing Medical Education and Educational Ambassadors Programs. Find out more about ISN interventional nephrology training opportunities here. Hosted by the Cuban Society of Nephrology at the Hospital Clínico Quirúrgico Lucía Iñiguez Landín...

The ISN Supports Kidney Care Education at French Language Congress in Africa Through the CME Program

The "2ème Cours International de Néphrologie et 1er Congrès de la Société Congolaise de Néphrologie" will take place from August 21-25, 2023, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program will support Dr. Thierry Lobbedez (France), Dr. Faguer Stanislas (France) and Dr. Michel Jadoul (Belgium) to travel to the conference...

ISN CME Program Supports Two Speakers to Travel to India to Present on Pediatric Nephrology

Valerie Luyckx presents at the 34th National Conference of the Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology in Mumbai, India In December 2022, the ISN supported members Valerie Luyckx (Switzerland) and Hui Kim Yap (Singapore) to present talks at the 34th National Conference of the Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology in Mumbai, India. Over 200 people participated in...

“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

ISN Supports International Speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology

Delegates at one of the scientific sessions at the 16th Brazilian congress held in September The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program supported Hernán Trimarchi (ISN Latin America Regional Board member) and Paul Palevsky to participate as ISN speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology in September. Hernán Trimarchi presented the talk, “Tratamento da Nefropatia...

The ISN Supports South Africa Renal Association Congress – Apply for Support from the CME Program for Your Congress

Delegates at the South Africa Renal Association Congress   The ISN recently supported Wesam Ismail, chair of the ISN Renal Pathology Working Group and African Regional Board Member, to present a talk on basic histology and laboratory practice at the South Africa Renal Congress 2022, Durban, South Africa. Presenting virtually, ISN Past President Vivek Jha gave the...

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...