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Membership

Demonstrate your commitment to career development with an ITNS membership.
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Publications

View the latest transplant nursing education resources like the Core Curriculum for Transplant Nurses, Second Edition.
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Patient Education

ITNS offers high quality patient education materials in multiple languages.
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Symposium Recordings

Watch recordings of state-of-the-science lectures presented at past ITNS Symposia.
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About Us

The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) was founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization, to promote the education and clinical practice excellence of nurses who are interested in and participate in the care of solid organ transplant patients.an transplant patients.

ITNS is the first professional nursing organization to focus on the professional growth and development of the transplant clinician. ITNS offers nurses a forum for learning about the latest advances in transplantation and transplant patient care. Over the years, ITNS continues to provide nurses -- skilled in transplantation -- with many opportunities to share their expertise with national and international peers, and receive recognition for their knowledge and scholarly pursuits.




The ITNS Foundation

Help us make a difference in transplant nursing by directly supporting the valuable research and education of ITNS. 
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Career Center

Job Seeker? Employer? Check out the ITNS Career Center for your next opportunity or look for well trained candidates.
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Events

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Lead with ITNS

"Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work." --Seth Godin

The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) is built for transplant nurses, by transplant nurses. Our mission is to provide assure excellence in solid organ transplantation patient care world-wide. Through our dedicated members who provide an enormous amount of time, talent, and expertise – ITNS can meet strategic goals and objectives to move our profession forward.

Throughout the year, ITNS will share and post various volunteer opportunities for members. Our objectives is to create roles and positions that meet a wide variety of interest areas and time availability. Whether you donate an hour or ten, you’re positively impacting and leading ITNS and our mission.

Current Opportunities

Nominations Committee

The ITNS Nominations Committee is charged with identifying candidates for open positions on the Board of Directors. As a member of the Nominations Committee you encourage ITNS member participation in the nominations process and will participate in review of potential candidates and eventual selection of nominees. You will have an opportunity to strongly impact the future of ITNS by selecting candidates who will continue to elevate our association.

Who We’re Looking For

We have two (2) open positions. All members of the Nominations Committee must:

  • Be a current member of ITNS in good standing
  • Be able to attend and actively engage in all required committee virtual meetings via Skype
  • Participate in candidate scoring and interviews
  • Promote the ITNS nominations process via personal outreach to potential candidates

Ideal candidates will have experience be knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Recruitment, interviewing, and selection of leaders who are forward thinking and strategic
  • The use of leadership competencies and how to measure
  • Competency cultivation and development
  • Organizational effectiveness and performance evaluation
  • Committee work and collaborative decision-making
  • Demonstrated ITNS volunteer experience

Anticipated Time Commitment

Most of the committee’s work will take place from March till late May, with an estimated 5 – 15 hours of volunteer time. This is subject to change based upon the number of applications received.

How to Apply

Please complete the online volunteer application form.

Research Grant Selection Task Force (RGSTF)

ITNS has received a generous $5,000 USD grant from the Lee Foundation to support a transplant nursing research project this year. This task force will be charged with vetting, scoring, and awarding the grant.

Who We’re Looking For

We have four (4) open positions. All members of the RGSTF must:

  • Be a current member of ITNS in good standing
  • Hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent)

An ideal candidate would have the following experience(s) and attribute(s):

  • Master’s or doctorate (PhD, EdD, DNSc, or DNP)
  • Experience in research processes, quality improvement (QI), and/or evidence-based project (EBP)

Anticipated Time Commitment

We anticipate between 10 – 15 hours total within a 4 – 8-week time period.

How to Apply

There are two steps to apply for the RGSTF:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Send a current CV to kwaks@itns.org.

Membership

Learn how to become a member of ITNS or renew your membership

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Membership in ITNS 

As an ITNS member, you will enjoy the many benefits of membership, which allow you to:

  • Participate in our transplant-specific educational programs at a discounted rate
  • Network with transplant nurses throughout the world and on the local level with ITNS chapters
  • Earn continuing education and CEPTC credits
  • Receive the ITNS Insider, a weekly e-newsletter of current events in transplant and society news
  • Enhance your professional development through abstract submissions and educational presentations
  • Access to nursing resources such as patient education materials in multiple languages
  • Connect with transplant professionals and ask your clinical questions via the Special Interest Group (SIG) listserves
  • Receive discounted tuition from Chamberlain College of Nursing

View the ITNS membership benefits brochure for more information.

If you don't want to join ITNS online, you can call our Member Services Department at 847-375-6340 to join over the phone or print and return the paper membership application.

**No portion of ITNS membership dues is refundable. Please contact  info@itns.org  with questions.** 


Membership Levels

Active -- 1 year
$120 (All RNs MUST join as Active Members. All Active members are entitled to vote, hold office and serve on committees.)

Active -- 3 Year
$330 (All RNs MUST join as Active Members. All Active members are entitled to vote, hold office and serve on committees.)

Associate -- 1 year
$70 (Any non-RN health professional involved in transplantation. Associate members are not entitled to vote, hold office or serve on committees.)

Associate -- 3 Year
$180 (Any non-RN health professional involved in transplantation. Associate members are not entitled to vote, hold office or serve on committees.)

Retired RN -- 1 year
$95 (Retired members must have been an Active Nurse member for at least 1 year prior to retirement from nursing practice. All Retired members are entitled to vote, hold office and serve on committees.)

Retired RN -- 3 Year
$255 (Retired members must have been an Active Nurse member for at least 1 year prior to retirement from nursing practice. All Retired members are entitled to vote, hold office and serve on committees.)

ITNS offers reduced membership rates for emerging countries. View the list of qualifying countries that are eligible for the reduced $65 USD dues and call our office +1 847.375.6340 to request the reduced rate. 


ITNS and TTS Dual Membership
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ITNS is delighted to invite you to become an affiliated member of The Transplantation Society (TTS). This joint membership is at a significant discount, both in the membership fees and in TTS-sponsored congresses.

Become a dual member of ITNS and TTS in 2 easy steps:
1. Join ITNS
2. E-mail Amanda Mayer, TTS Membership Services at amanda.mayer@tts.org, and let her know you would like to also become a member of TTS.

Dual Membership in ITNS and TTS would entitle you to significant benefits:
• Access to member-only sections of the TTS website www.tts.org
• Free access to educational materials, including TTS Multimedia Library with oral presentations, congresses and meetings, and webinars
• Access to each issue of TTS official Journal Transplantation online as a TTS member with an Electronic Table of Contents sent to you by email
• TTS Newsletter Tribune, updating TTS and Section activities
• Awareness of Global Transplantation events including WHO, ONT and Regional Society activities
• Reduced Registration fees at TTS symposia, congresses and meetings
• Access to Grants, Awards and Proposed Sponsored Fellowships
• Participation in TTS Initiatives including TTS Education Academy, Declaration of Istanbul activities, and nKOL activities
• Participation in voting on locations of future TTS Congresses and for TTS Officers and Councilors.