The Conference Topics

Caring for the Well-being of Renal Healthcare Professionals
CKD-Prevention & Delay
Communication skills
Conservative Renal Care
End of life care
Ethical, Psychological and Social Impact of CKD
Healthcare professionals Education
Home Therapies
Infection Control/COVID-19       HOT TOPIC!
Kidney Failure in Older People
Leadership for Renal Health Care Professionals
Multimorbidity in Renal Care
Open Forum
Paediatric Renal Care
Patient Education
Peritoneal Dialysis
Risk Management & Quality Improvement
Sustainability and Green approach       HOT TOPIC!
The Patient Experience
Transition from paediatric to adult care
Vascular Access


Dear Colleagues & Friends,

It is a great honour to invite you to the 49th EDTNA/ERCA International Conference that will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 4 - 7, 2021.

We are proud to introduce you to the Conference theme - ‘Knowledge, Skills & Commitment – Core Elements to Manage Care’.

The EDTNA/ERCA is a multidisciplinary organization for those working in renal care. Through the Scientific Program we offer a significant and valuable contribution to the care, given to those referred to our renal services. The Conference is a forum for sharing the best research and innovations in practice and helps in initiating and promoting quality renal research and practice around the world. The Conference has an important role of educating, exchanging information and experience, utilizing the expertise of health care professionals, service leaders, academics, researchers, care givers, people with renal disease and industry partners. Delegates from around 65 countries, who come together to share experience, innovations and knowledge.

We look forward welcoming you to the lovely city of Ljubljana!

Ilaria de Barbieri
EDTNA/ERCA Scientific Program Committee Chair