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Patient Education

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




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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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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 info@itns.org

ITNS WIWisconsin Chapter Transplant Symposium
Saturday, September 14, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

EPIC Campus
Delphi Conference Room, Andromeda Building
1979 Milky Way
Verona, WI 53593

Registration is required: Please register by September 6, 2019.
Limited registration items will be available 9/14/19.

Register at Eventbrite.com (WI ITNS October symposium)

ITNS WIWisconsin Chapter Transplant Symposium
Saturday, October 19, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Aurora Conference Center
2920 W. Dakota St.
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Registration is required: Please register by October 11, 2019.
Limited registration items will be available 10/19/19.

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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 <rita.chambers@duke.edu>
Website: https://surgery.duke.edu/2019-transplant

 


ITNS Position Statements

A position statement is an explanation, a justification or a recommendation for a course of action that reflects INTS's stance regarding the concern.

 

ITNS Awards

Transplant Nurses Day Award
The Transplant Nurses Day Essay Contest allows patients to nominate an ITNS transplant nurse who has made a difference in their lives.

Transplant Nursing Excellence Award
The Transplant Nursing Excellence Award recognizes a nurse involved in the care of transplant patients who reflects the ITNS mission and values of education, research, and clinical excellence.

Friend of Transplant Nursing Award
The Friend of Transplant Nursing Award recognizes an individual outside the nursing profession who has supported the efforts of ITNS and made an impact in the field of transplant nursing.

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2019 Transplant Nurses Day Award Winner
Stacia Hays, DNP CPNP CCTC
WEB Stacia Hays
2018 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award Winner
Susan E.N. Little, RN BSN CCTC
WEB Susan Little
2018 Friend of Transplant Nursing Award Winner
Yolanda T. Becker, MD
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