EDTNA/ERCA European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/
European Renal Care Association
EDTNA/ERCA Project Website Dresden 2015
Patient-centred Renal Care – A Multidisciplinary Approach to Holistic Health
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43rd EDTNA/ERCA International Conference, Riga
  • The Conference photos can be downloaded from the Conference Website here.
A Guide to Implementing Renal Best Practice in Haemodialysis

Project Coordinators: Jitka Pancirova & Anki Davidson

The EDTNA/ERCA launched with the scientific grant support from from Baxter Gambro Renal - A Guide to Implementing Renal Best Practice in Haemodialysis at the 43rd EDTNA/ERCA International Conference in Riga.

Project objectives:

  • Renal patients are older and suffer from various co-morbidities
  • There is higher demand for individualised treatments
  • Patient numbers continue to increase
  • Outcomes are not improving, considering application of modern technology, treatment regimes and medicine

Vascular Access Cannulation and Care - A Nursing Best Practice Guide for Arteriovenous Fistula

Project Coordinators: Maria Teresa Parisotto & Jitka Pancirova

Joint EDTNA/ERCA & Fresenius Medical Care Project to achieve enhanced multidisciplinary renal team practice in dialysis and develop a Vascular Access Best Practice Guide successfully finished. Publication was launched at the 43rd EDTNA/ERCA International Conference in Riga.

Project objectives:

  • Raise awareness of the importance for vascular access management as the “patient’s lifeline”
  • Define vascular access cannulation practices based on clinical evidence to minimize complications
  • Develop a best practice guide for vascular access cannulation and care

e-Health Handbook in Nephrology

Handbook Editors: Aase Riemann & Maria Cruz Casal

The EDTNA/ERCA and Sanofi are proud to announce the collaboration and the launch of the e-Health Handbook in Nephrology at the 43rd EDTNA/ERCA International Conference in Riga.

Project objectives:

  • Raise awareness of the importance of e-Health implementation as a tool for kidney care
  • Learn about new technologies to achieve the highest quality of care for patients
  • Utilize e-Health to achieve an efficient use of funds to treat patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Implement e-Health as a way to increase the patient’s quality of life

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