Education & Resources

Education & Resources

Throughout its history, ISN has placed particular emphasis on advancing nephrology through innovative educational initiatives. Browse this section for educational materials, career advancement opportunities, guidelines, and other nephrology-related resources.

Education Articles

23 year old man with hematuria and proteinuria



11 March 2010


To further advance educational initiatives, the ISN has indexed helpful guides, reports and other extensive material for nephrologists.


Modeled after the critically acclaimed PREP® Self-Assessment program, this self-directed activity provides a tool that helps nephrologists assess their areas of strengths as well as keep current on new developments in the field while preparing for re-certification in nephrology. The activity offers rigorously peer-reviewed questions and critiques, written by specialists for specialists, which are mapped to The American Board of Pediatrics content specifications in nephrology. Each question includes a detailed discussion of the preferred response and clearly identifies which content specification(s) it addresses.

20 June 2009

Career center

View the latest Nephrology jobs from the Naturejobs database – renowned for delivering the hottest science jobs, with the best colleges, institutes and corporate employers regularly appearing on our web and journal pages, it’s no surprise we’re so popular with jobseekers.


The Barbara L. and Robert W. Schrier Fund for Global Development in Nephrology was launched during the most recent WCN in Singapore to help ISN in its mission of prevention.

Help reduce the incidence and impact of kidney disease around the world – make a donation today.


ISN Guidelines

The ISN Program for Detection and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease in Developing Countries (KHDC) provides detailed instructions on how to set up a detection and management program; the human and economic resources required; the time frame; and sample data collection forms and processes. See more.

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