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Transplant Nurses Day Essay Contest

My Transplant Nurse: A Perfect MatchFOR_WEB_ITNS13_TransNursesDayLogo

ITNS created Transplant Nurses Day in April 2006 to raise awareness of the unique contributions transplant nurses make in the lives of the people with whom they work, especially their patients. The celebration takes place the third Wednesday in April, this year April 16, and recognizes the skill and commitment of transplant nurses around the world.

The Transplant Nurses Day Essay Contest allows patients to nominate an ITNS transplant nurse who has made a difference in their lives. The winning essay will be featured in a future issue of the ITNS Insider. In addition, the nurse will receive a recognition award, a letter sent to his or her supervisor, and acknowledgement on the ITNS website and in an ITNS E-Updates membership e-mail.

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Who can enter?
Any transplant patient currently or formerly under the care of an ITNS-member transplant nurse can participate. Ask your nurse or transplant coordinator if he or she is a member of ITNS.

How do I enter?
Submit an entry form and a 300-500 word essay focusing on "My Transplant Nurse: A Perfect Match" by the Friday, March 14 deadline to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Support the ITNS Foundation

ITNS_FoundationThe 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.

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 2014. 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 Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5 PM Central Standard Time (USA).

Clinical Practice GuidelinesPocketGuide

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

  • Review the new bylaws.

  • Read an FAQ to help answer questions about the revised bylaws

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 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)