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ITNS Photo Contest

ITNS invites you to submit a picture of your colleagues, patients, and families.

2019 ITNS Photo Contest Criteria

Capture pictures of your colleagues, patients, and families to submit to the ITNS Photo Contest. Your photo will be displayed on the ITNS Facebook page and during Transplant Nursing Symposium where members and attendees will vote for their favorite image. The photo that receives the most votes will win a complimentary copy of the Core Curriculum for Transplant Nurses, Second Edition.

Submission Requirements

  • Photo should convey the spirit of transplant nursing.
  • Submissions should be in electronic (JPEG, TIF, GIF) format.
  • A short description of no more than 50 words (including all photo subjects' names and genders) must accompany each photo submission.
  • A signed permission form for each person (patient, family, or nurse) in the photo must accompany the submission.
  • All submissions become property of ITNS and will be widely shared in the ITNS Insider.
  • One submission per person
  • Send all submissions to Rita Wirth at by Friday, 4 October 2019.


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Find upcoming transplant events or advertise your event on the ITNS calendar

ITNS Calendar of Events

ITNS is happy to promote ITNS Chapter related events for free of charge. External events may be posted on this page using the calendar posting order form.

The following guidelines apply when submitting a calendar posting:

  • Calendar listings may include a link to additional promotional content.
  • The fact that an event has appeared on the ITNS calendar may not be referred to in collateral advertising.
  • ITNS retains the right to decline any submitted calendar of events listing, discontinue the posting of any event/s, and decline to link with another site or to remove links to other Web sites.
  • Allow 10 working days from the date the complete order is received by the ITNS office.
  • ITNS has a 60-Day Blackout Period. This is inclusive of any listings during the following time frames (30 days prior to or following the Annual ITNS Symposium).
  • Fee is $60 for a regular posting and $70 with logo

ITNS Chapter Events

ITNS Chapters can post their events here on the calendar for free. Email your chapter event information to

Transplant Education Events

Want to see your transplant event on the calendar? Complete and return the calendar posting order form.

Duke2019 Duke Transplant Advanced Practice Provider Bootcamp and Solid Organ Transplant Summit
October 18-19, 2019

The Duke Transplant Advanced Practice Provider Bootcamp is an intensive course that incorporates didactic and hands-on education for nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the field of solid organ transplantation. This educational program is designed to facilitate the APP’s role in perioperative management and improve competency in pertinent procedures.

The Duke Solid Organ Transplant Summit is affordable, accessible and tailored to meet the demands of the entire care team for transplant patients including surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, pulmonologists, nephrologists, gastroenterologists, advanced practice providers, nurses and pharmacists.

Location: Duke University, School of Medicine
Email: Rita L. Chambers, MBA, MSL <>