Academy News

The ISN Academy is the International Society of Nephrology’s educational platform, designed and curated by the ISN Education Working Group (EWG). The ISN Academy has hundreds of hours of original content developed and published each year under EWG’s guidance and review. You will find content from regionally diverse group of presenters and contributors, from high and low to middle-income countries to ensure relevance to all who work in the nephrology community.

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“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.