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

Collaborating Associations

EDTNA/ERCA collaborative agreements, with national Associations, outline areas of exchange of information (such as educational and research projects); marketing (writing in each others Newsletters, for example); reciprocal conference attendance (for one volunteer) to promote each others Associations and recruitment of volunteers.

There are 2 levels of agreements:

Review a list of Associations EDTNA/ERCA is currently collaborating with

 

Level 1 Collaboration Agreement

With the Level 1 Agreement, the following mutual exchange is agreed:

  • Exchange of information

There will be free exchange of information, such as mutual support for educational and research projects. The EDTNA/ERCA Key Member and the National Association will work together to exchange ideas and update on activities in both Associations.

  • Publications/marketing

The EDTNA/ERCA Key Member will:

  • Report in the EDTNA/ERCA Newsletter on national issues particularly areas of collaboration between the two Associations
  • Report on collaboration with the National Association in the annual Key Member report, which is published in the EDTNA/ERCA Annual Report.

The National Association will:

  • Report about EDTNA/ERCA activities in the Newsletter of the Association
  • Report on collaboration with EDTNA/ERCA in their end of year report

Both Associations will offer mutual promotion of Association publications and events in their relevant publications. There will be reciprocal links with each other’s websites if applicable.

  • Recruitment of volunteers

On request, both Associations will support each other in the search for volunteers (for example EDTNA/ERCA Key Member, National Association Committee Members)

 

Level 2 Collaboration Agreement

With the Level 2 Agreement, the following mutual exchange is agreed:

  • Exchange of information

There will be free exchange of information, such as mutual support for educational and research projects. The EDTNA/ERCA Key Member and the National Association will work together to exchange ideas and update on activities in both Associations.

  • Publications/marketing

The EDTNA/ERCA Key Member will:

  • Report in the EDTNA/ERCA Newsletter on national issues particularly areas of collaboration between the two Associations
  • Report on collaboration with the National Association in the annual Key Member report, which is published in the EDTNA/ERCA Annual Report.

The National Association will:

  • Report about EDTNA/ERCA activities in the Newsletter of the Association
  • Report on collaboration with EDTNA/ERCA in their end of year report

Both Associations will offer mutual promotion of Association publications and events in their relevant publications. There will be reciprocal links with each other’s websites if applicable. There will be exchange of annual reports.

  • Conferences

EDTNA/ERCA will be offered a free booth and registration at the National Association Conference/Seminar.

The National Association will be offered a free site (raw space only) of 6 sqm for a booth at the International Conference or a free booth (size dependent on venue) at the EDTNA/ERCA National Seminar.

The space available at the International Conference will be reviewed in 2007 depending on availability.

The National Association will be offered free registration for one person at the International EDTNA/ERCA Conference or at the EDTNA/ERCA National Seminar.

The National Association representative will be invited to attend the annual National President’s meeting, which is held during the International Conference.

If an EDTNA/ERCA representative is invited to participate in a National Association meeting by the National Association, the said Association should meet the costs incurred. If EDTNA/ERCA would like to send a representative to a National Association Meeting, costs incurred will be met by EDTNA/ERCA.

  • Recruitment of volunteers

On request, both Associations will support each other in the search for volunteers (for example EDTNA/ERCA Key Member, National Association Committee Members).

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