Tag - POCUS

“Patient Care Improved With Immediate Effect”: The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program Boosts POCUS Training in Pakistan

In April 2024, ISN Educational Ambassador (EA) Professor Saeed Ahmed, consultant nephrologist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in the UK, visited the Bahria Town International Hospital (BTIH) in Lahore, Pakistan, to deliver Pakistan's first hands-on four-day workshop in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) basics; a joint ISN - Pakistan Society of Nephrology initiative. The...

Global Expansion: The ISN Designates Ten New Nephrology Training Centers, Elevating Skills in Critical Procedures and Ultrasound Technology

The ISN is pleased to announce that ten new ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Centers (INTCs) have been approved, complemented by the re-approval of seven existing centers. Explore all ISN INTCs here This expanded network of INTCs will provide training in central venous and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, kidney biopsy, endovascular procedures, and a new addition this...

Explore the Best in Kidney Education: Top 10 Picks From the ISN Academy in 2023!

With a record-breaking 28,586 visits in November, the ISN Academy continues to be a cornerstone of educational excellence in kidney care worldwide. ISN members – access hundreds of hours of educational content at the ISN Academy! Offering a diverse range of online curricula, webinars, podcasts, and more, the ISN Academy provides a flexible, accessible means of...

Identifying Hepatorenal Syndrome and Venous Congestion: Learn About Cutting-edge Methods in POCUS-based Volume Assessment

The ISN teamed up with the American Society of Diagnostics and Interventional Nephrology to develop a webinar on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)-based volume assessment. Watch the webinar here. POCUS, particularly IVC ultrasound, is a valuable tool for assessing intravascular volume, predicting volume responsiveness, and managing conditions like hepatorenal syndrome and congestive organ injury. As technology advances and more...