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Invitation from the President

The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) cordially invites transplant nurses and other transplant professionals from around the world to join us at the European Transplant Nursing Symposium at the Swissôtel Berlin AM Kurfürstendamm in Berlin, Germany from Thursday, 28 June through Saturday, 30 June 2018.

ITNS Past President Christiane Kugler invites you to attend the 2018 European Transplant Nursing Symposium. Watch the video welcome in English or German.

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By attending the European Transplant Nursing Symposium you canFlag Ceremony1

  • earn CE, CEPTC, and Pharmacology credits
  • listen to captivating featured speakers
  • participate in invigorating pre-symposium sessions
  • attend educational sessions directed at your interest and level of practice
  • network with fellow transplant nurses during special events
  • connect with exhibitors to learn about new products and programs

This activity has been submitted to the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses for approval to award contact hours. The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

An attendee of the 2017 Symposium said, "I feel empowered and inspired to go back to my hospital and make a difference as a result of this symposium!"

Most importantly, by attending the Transplant Nursing Symposium, you can celebrate the achievements of transplant nurses everywhere and your own desire to continuing your professional develop.

Penny Keaney, BSN MA RN CCTC
2017-2018 President


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

Current Trends in Transplantation hosted by the Gateway Chapter
March 9, 2019 from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Goldfarb
School of Nursing Auditorium, St. Louis, MO 63110
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This course is designed for nursing personnel from hospitals, clinics, physician offices, home health, therapy services, case managers, and dialysis units.

Current Trends in Transplantation Flyer

16th Annual Symposium: Optimizing Outcomes in Transplantation hosted by the North Carolina Chapter

Date: May 3, 2019 from 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Goldfarb
MacGregor Country Club, 430 St Andrews Ln, Cary, NC 27511
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16th Annual Symposium: Optimizing Outcomes in Transplantation Flyer

Transplant Education Events

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

Mayo Clinic Southeastern Clinical Update in Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation
March 8-9, 2019
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek
Orlando, FL
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Web Site:

The Southeastern Clinical Update in Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation is a two-day symposium designed to update participants on a range of nephrology topics relevant to current medical practice. Through a combination of lectures, literature review, and case-based presentations, this symposium will deliver up-to-date and cutting edge information that can be directly integrated into clinical practice.


5th ELPAT Congress
Krakow, Poland
26-29 April 2019
The preliminary scientific programme can be downloaded here.
**Reduced Fee: Only valid for ESOT Members: Trainees, nurses, transplant coordinators, allied health professional / participants from low- middle income countries**