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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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Exhibit Hours

20180928 19034415 November

Exhibitor Setup/Registration
17:30-18:30  Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

16 November

09:30-10:00 Break in Exhibit Hall
12:00-13:30  Lunch in Exhibit Hall
15:10-15:40 Break in Exhibit Hall
15:45-18:00 Exhibitor Teardown

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Plan Your Trip

ITNS is excited to welcome you to Orlando, FL, USA for the Transplant Nursing Symposium. Find travel tips and things to do while you are here:

Symposium App

Ground Transportation
While You're in Orlando
Discounted Attraction Tickets
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Symposium App

More information coming soon!- Everyone should download the official Symposium app before arriving in Orlando. Click here to download the 2019 Symposium app. Or, scan the QR code. In an attempt to be green, the app will be your main source for all information at the symposium. We will have limited copies of the program guide available at the registration desk. Please consider printing a copy of the program guide and bringing it with you to the meeting.


DT exteriorboth 677x380 FitToBoxSmallDimension CenterDoubleTree by Hilton
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819

Standard King/Double - $149 USD
Special Rate Cut-off Date: 15 October 2019

Hotel Main line: (407) 351-1000
Phone Reservations: 800-222-8733
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Orlando International Airport (MCO):
One Jeff Fuqua Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32827

Distance: 18 miles
Drive time: 20 minutes

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Ground Transportation

Estimated taxi fare from airport: $45 USD (one way)

Parking Information
On-site parking garage, fee: $23.00 USD
Valet parking: $29.00 USD
Please call the front desk of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel for more information.

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While You're in Orlando

Orlando’s average high in November is 78°F and the low is 59°F. Meeting room temperatures tend to vary. Please bring a light sweater or jacket to all meetings.

For information on the nearby Art, Culture and History, visit https://www.visitorlando.com/en/things-to-do/arts-culture-and-history

For a list of nearby Attractions in Orlando, visit https://www.visitorlando.com/en/things-to-do/attractions

For information on the city of Orlando, visit https://www.visitorlando.com/en

WEB UniversalFor a list of restaurants in the city of Orlando, visit https://www.visitorlando.com/en/things-to-do/restaurants

Discounted Attraction Tickets

Visit Orlando invites you to take advantage of special discounted afternoon convention tickets to enjoy the parks after your meetings are done (subject to availability). Or you and your family may enjoy discounted full-day or multi-day theme park attraction tickets. Learn more and purchase.

Symposium Promotion

We need your voice to help promote the Transplant Nursing Symposium. Your comments and enthusiasm about the Symposium will help drive attendance at this year's meeting. Our resources make it easy for you to help us spread the word:

Template Approval Letter—If you need assistance in obtaining approval from the decision maker at your facility to attend the Symposium, use this customizable letter to submit your request!
Template Invitation Letter to your Colleagues—Send a personal letter to your colleagues inviting them to attend the Symposium!

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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
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2018 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award Winner
Susan E.N. Little, RN BSN CCTC
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2018 Friend of Transplant Nursing Award Winner
Yolanda T. Becker, MD
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