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$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.
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.
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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.
The International Transplant Nurses Society (ITNS) Annual Symposium Planning Committee (ASPC) invites members and non-members to submit abstract applications to present at the 2015 Summer Symposia, June 13 -14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL.
You’re invited to submit an abstract on session topics including:
Clinical Process Improvement
Didactic Presentation (i.e., Professional Development/ Management)
Research (completed quantitative/qualitative research study)
The general abstract submission deadline is Monday, November 3, 2014 at 11:59pm (Midnight) Central Time (CT) Chicago, Illinois, USA. Questions about abstract submission? Contact Jennifer Wahl, ITNS Education Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mission of ITNS
The International Transplant Nurses Society is committed to the promotion of excellence in clinical transplant nursing through the provision of educational and professional growth opportunities, interdisciplinary networking, collaborative activities, and nursing research.
The International Transplant Nurses was founded in 1992 as the first professional nursing organization to promote the education and clinical practice excellence of nurses caring for solid organ transplant patients. Today, ITNS is a leading transplant organization with more than 1,900 active members representing 32 countries around the world.
A vital component of countless nursing careers, ITNS provides a forum for learning about the most current advances in transplantation and transplant patient care. Over the years ITNS has provided skilled transplant nurses the opportunity to share and learn with national and international peers and to receive recognition for their knowledge, leadership, and scholarly pursuits. (06/2011)