New Publication

Management of Diabetic Foot Care – A Guide to Clinical Practice - now available in German here.

The 49th EDTNA/ERCA International Virtual Conference is closed.

Thank you to all the participants, speakers, supporters and exhibitors. Hope to see you LIVE in Rotterdam next September to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of EDTNA/ERCA!

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The 49th EDTNA/ERCA International Conference 

Conference starts today with Opening Ceremony at 14:00 CEST time.

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New Publications

CKD Stages 1-3 – A Guide for Nurses - available here.

Current Strategies for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation - now available here!

VND Incident Reporting App

VND incidents can be life-threatening, so check our new application - Venous Needle Dislodgement (VND) Incident Reporting Application

More information here

New Publications

Handbook on Ultrasound for Vascular Access Examination: From the Specialist to the Nurse - available in Italian and Dutch.

Case Management for patients with advanced kidney disease-A Guide for Nurses - now available in Lithuanian and in French.

Environmental Checklist

Check our new application - EDTNA/ERCA Environmental Checklist!

More information here

39th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT - Virtual Meeting, October 26 - 29, 2021

This is a unique event in 2021 and it will serve as a pillar for knowledge and education in the fields of AKI, CRRT, and Critical Care Nephrology. The course will be distributed over 4 days in which the time of scientific webinars and controversies will cover the selected topics in a series of sessions for a duration of 3-4 hours/day.

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EDTNA/ERCA Webinar Green Excellence

We would like to kindly inform you, that EDTNA/ERCA Webinar Benefits of Green Dialysis is already visible on YouTube

Webinar here


November 18, 19, and 20, Madrid 2021

Congratulations to our Scientific Board members for their achievements
Dr. Jeannette Finderup the 1st of October 2021 became an associate professor of nephrology and patient involvement at Department of Clinical Medicine at Aarhus University, Denmark.
Dr. Afra Masià Plana the 1st September 2021 started a Post-Doc position for 2 years at the Faculty of Nursing, Girona, Spain.
John Sedgewick, Fellowship Ad Eundem
We are proud to announce that our colleague Dr John Sedgewick, EDTNA/ERCA Education Consultant (Middle East & Africa)  and Accreditation Committee Chair,   has been awarded a Fellowship Ad Eundem from the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in recognition of his work in nursing and healthcare specifically in relation to his work in the field of renal nursing practice, education and research.

Our sincere congratulations to Dr John Sedgewick on his achievements!
We are proud to announce that our colleague and distinguished nurse – Dr Helen Noble, has been awarded with Renal Nurse of the Year 2020 by the British Journal of Nursing supported by the British Renal Society and the Association of Nephrology Nurses. We are pleased with this recognition and sincere congratulations!
Dr Helen Noble is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast, UK.
To promote a global interest in renal care by sharing knowledge and experience among our members
The European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association (EDTNA/ERCA) is a multidisciplinary organization for those working in renal care. The mission of the Association is about ‘achieving the best level of education, standards and research for all renal care professionals caring and supporting their patients and families around the world’. To be able to live up to this mission, we are a group of multidisciplinary professionals from different parts of the world. Many tasks are split and shared amongst us, enabling us to be stronger and to achieve our goals.

We strive to ensure that the outcome of our education programmes and projects in collaboration with our members, delegates and partners will show that excellence in education is our pursuit.