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ITNS Photo Contest

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

2020 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

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea: A Panel Discussion of Transplant Professionals hosted by the New England Chapter

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Abby Park, 550 Adams St, Milton, MA
E-mail Contact:

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
E-mail Contact:
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**