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2020 Annual Meeting

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ITNS Statement on Racial Inequality



The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) strongly stands on the foundation of equality for all. Equality for every human being, regardless of race, economic status, gender, age, creed, or sexual orientation is at the core of who we are.

The recent events surrounding George Floyd’s tragic death has enhanced the spotlight on the issue of racial inequality, specifically with the African American community. As nurses, we believe that the conversation must continue towards concrete action to address racial disparities and to assure that social determinants of health are actively and intentionally addressed within the United States’ healthcare system.

To read more on ITNS' statement on racial inequality, click here.

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ITNS 2021 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting presented by the International Transplant Nurses Society features world-class speakers providing cutting-edge research and clinical information in transplant medicine. Attendees will have the opportunity to continue their professional education in a highly respected, stimulating environment, while earning continuing education credits.

ITNS' Annual Meeting is the ideal context to engage in innovative sessions, address evolving issues, and connect with an international organization of nurses devoted to the advancement of transplant nursing excellence.


ITNS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting 

Watch on-demand sessions now through October 1, 2021. 

This year, you can expect: 

  • access to all educational sessions to earn 30 CNE/Category 1 CEPTCS credits 
  • listen to audio clips from poster persenters as your schedule permits, and connect with authors through a discussion board. 
  • preconference events that provide a deep dive into Immunology, Leadership, and Pharmacology 101

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2020 International Transplant Nurses Society Annual Meeting

View ITNS Virtual Annual Meeting sessions now through October 1, 2021. 

The ITNS Annual Meeting will take place online. Your registration fee includes access to all educational sessions, posters, and exhibits, CE/CEPTC. Educational sessions will be mix of prerecorded and live sessions. You will have access to educational sessions and e-posters for one-year following the Annual Meeting.

ITNS members save on Annual Meeting Registration! If you aren't an ITNS member, take advantage of the Join and Register rate at checkout to save on your registration fee, and access one year of ITNS member benefits.

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You can also call +1 (847)375-6340, email info@itns.org, or complete this form to register today!

Registration Fees

  Early Bird
Before October 7
After October 7
Annual Meeting Registration
(30 hours CE/CEPTC)
Member $449 USD $549 USD
Member - Emerging Countries $249 USD $349 USD
Nonmember $569 USD $669 USD
Nonmember - Emerging Countries $369 USD $469 USD
Preconference Events
(4 hours CE/CEPTC
$179 USD Member
$229 USD Nonmember
Immunology 101
(2 hours CE/CEPTC)
$75 USD Member
$99 USD Nonmember
(2 hours CE/CEPTC)
$75 USD Member
$99 USD Nonmember

Accreditation Statement

Category I Continuing Education Points for Transplant Certification have been applied for through the American Board for Transplant Certification. 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. 

Cancellation Policy

Conference Cancellation Policy: All cancellation requests must be made in writing. A $100 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations postmarked on or before October 1, 2020. No refunds will be made under any circumstances on cancellations postmarked after that date. ITNS reserves the right make necessary Annual Meeting educational session adjustments at its sole discretion. If ITNS must cancel the entire meeting, registrants will receive a full credit for their paid registration fee.

Special Events

20180928 202419Opening Reception

Friday, 15 November from 17:30-18:30
Join us at the Opening Reception to enjoy drinks and appetizers as you visit the exhibitors and view the posters!


Hospital Tour

Friday, 15 November from 12:30-16:00

More information coming soon!


Non-CE Lunch Symposium Supported by Care DX

Sunday, 17 November from 12:00-13:15
Novel, Non-Invasive Surveillance Testing for Transplant Recipients
Supported by: CareDx

Non-invasive biomarkers to assess for active organ injury in the transplant patient is one of the unmet needs in long-term surveillance.  Current assessment via functional markers may not assess active injury or often don’t become elevated until irreversible damage has occurred.  Donor-derived, cell-free DNA (AlloSure) is available now to the transplant community to address this need.  Please join Dr. Sandra Carey, PhD, MPH, CCRN, ANP-BC, FHFSA, from Baylor-Scott & White at the ITNS lunch symposium to explore this topic further.


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If you have already registered for the conference but would like to add on a special event, please contact ITNS Member Services at info@itns.org.