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- Registration for ASN Highlights 2015 Now Open
"ASN Highlights: Translating Kidney Week into Clinical Practice" is the perfect complement to Kidney Week with a clinical focus. The new format is designed to help you incorporate the best of Kidney Week into your patient care.This year's meetings will be held in Chicago, IL, Houston, TX and Orlando, FL.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:14:00 -0500
- ASN/AST Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module (KTPIM)
The Kidney Transplantation Practice Improvement Module (KTPIM) provides nephrologists with a way to apply quality measures to their practice and then utilize the resulting data and individual/practice-wide improvement plan to take action to improve patient care.
Thu, 6 Nov 2014 12:57:00 -0500
- New ASN Nephrology Workforce Report Outlines Challenges for Specialty
Today, ASN is releasing The US Nephrology Workforce: Developments and Trends. This study and others planned for the future are intended to provide data and information to help guide the nephrology community through this period of transformation in both kidney care and health care delivery. The report identifies several challenges for the specialty, notably a declining interest in nephrology careers among medical students and residents as well as an uncertain job market for recent graduates.
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 12:30:00 -0500
- Kidney Week 2014 Abstracts Now Available
The Kidney Week 2014 abstracts are now available online. View abstracts, download to your mobile device, and build your custom itinerary with the Program Builder or download the Abstract Supplement PDF (30.4 MB).
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:22:00 -0500
- Ebola Resources for Health Professionals
The spread of the Ebola virus is causing concern globally. Access information about this significant public health concern and resources on how healthcare professionals caring for infected individuals can stay safe.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:41:00 -0500
- Kidney Week Program Builder Now Available
Build your custom itinerary for Kidney Week 2014 with the Kidney Week Program Builder.
Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:31:00 -0500
- Board Review Course & Update 2014 Online Now Available
Board Review Course & Update 2014 Online is now available in the ASN Learning Center. Featuring over 60 hours of content from the live course held in August, this distance learning product is a great way to prepare for the upcoming boards.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:22:00 -0500
- Registration and Housing Now Open for Kidney Week
Registration and housing are now open for Kidney Week 2014, the world's premier nephrology meeting. Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0500
- Kidney Week On-Demand
Kidney Week On-Demand is now available and provides online access to more than 350 hours of educational content presented during Kidney Week 2013, including plenary sessions, basic and clinical science symposia, clinical nephrology conferences, special sessions, and selected early programs.
Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:57:00 -0500
- NephSAP: Learn More About the New Format
The new version of NephSAP focuses on easier access, personalization options, and integration features, and represents the next step in nephrology distance learning. View the video tutorial and preview a sample issue to learn more about the new interactive format.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:24:00 -0500
- ASN Introduces the New Learning Center
ASN is pleased to introduce the new and improved ASN Learning Center featuring BRCU Online. Launched today, the ASN Learning Center includes new features and an updated, easy-to-use interface. Watch presentations at your convenience from your computer, iOS or Android device, or tablet.
Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:12:00 -0500
- ASN Public Policy Internship Program
The ASN Public Policy Board is launching an "ASN Public Policy Internship Program" for one fellow and one junior nephrologist. The policy interns will serve on the ASN Public Policy Board one or two years, including participating in all conference calls, in-person meetings, and advocacy days in Washington, DC.
Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:47:00 -0500