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The ITNS office will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24, Thursday, Dec. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 1.
Call for Award Nominations OPEN
The deadline to submit an award nomination is Friday, 13 February 2015.
ITNS is now accepting nominations for the Transplant Nursing Excellence Award and the Friend of Transplant Nursing Award. Both awards will be presented at the ITNS Summer Symposium being held 13-14 June 2015 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Chicago, IL, USA. Learn more and nominate a deserving colleague today.
$2,500 ITNS Research Grant Available for 2015
The purpose of this grant is to encourage qualified ITNS members to advance the body of transplant knowledge. This grant may be used to support research projects, a systematic review of the literature, a meta-analysis, a quality improvement initiative or a program evaluation project. The application deadline for the 2015 grant is July 1, 2015. Click here to learn more and access the grant application.
ITNS Call for Nominations
Are you devoted to the vision of ITNS? Do you have a desire to contribute to your association's development? Build your professional reputation and share your expertise by applying to join the ITNS Board of Directors in 2015. Leaders are responsible for guiding the association, anticipating change in the transplant environment and addressing the interests and needs of members.
If you are interested in applying for a leadership position and becoming a vital part in shaping the future of transplant nursing, review the information about becoming a candidate. The deadline to receive completed candidate applications is Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6 PM Eastern Standard Time (USA).
Support the ITNS Foundation
The ITNS Foundation- Advancing Transplant Care One Nurse at a Time
Help us make a difference in transplant nursing by directly supporting the valuable research and education of ITNS members who strive to improve patient care in every way. Please consider a gift to the ITNS Foundation and join us as we work to improve transplant patient care.
Funds are used to:
• Support new research initiatives
• Help qualified members attend conferences and workshops
• Produce patient education materials
• Award and recognize outstanding research and performance
• Offer reduced rates in countries with emerging economies
• Build awareness of World Organ Day, Transplant Games, and Transplant Nurses Day
We are proud that every dollar you donate goes toward educational seminars or symposiums, and to members to further their professional development and clinical expertise and directly apply that knowledge to their own patients or research in their own work settings. Help us transform lives for transplant nurses and their thousands of patients.
To make a donation, call the ITNS member services department at +1-847-375-6340 or complete and mail the donation form.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
Interventions to Common Medication-Adherence Barriers (PDF)
This pocket guide, developed by the International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS), provides an overview of the interventions used to overcome the different medication-adherence barriers experienced by transplant recipients.
In The News
Free Patient Education Booklet
CMV & Me: Information for Transplant Patients
Order as many copies as you need free of charge.Click here to order. Developed jointly by ITNS and Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.