Event Listings

  • 07 Feb

    Course for the Specialty Certificate Exam in Renal Medicine

    We wish to draw to your attention the forthcoming preparatory Course for the Specialty Certificate Exam in Renal Medicine.

    This will be the seventh 1-day revision course organised by Consultants and Senior Specialist Registrars from East Midlands focussed around MCQ scenarios to highlight areas likely to be tested in the specialty exam.

    Please find attached the programme and registration form and also some details on how to do a bank transfer.
  • 25 Mar

  • 12 Apr

    Nephrology - 2015

    Directed by Martin Pollak, MD and Burton D. Rose, MD,

    In recent years, new diagnostic and therapeutic tools have emerged in the management of patients with kidney diseases. This course is designed to provide the practicing Nephrologist with a complete understanding of the optimal management of chronic kidney diseases. The focus of this program will be to discuss the pathophysiologic and clinical advances in the major areas of Nephrology including glomerular disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, dialysis, and renal transplantation. Through discussions of well-recognized medical complications and recommendations for optimal care, along with case discussions and the use of the Audience Response System, you can expect to receive an exceptional update to your existing skills. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  For more information visit www.NephrologyBoston.com or contact info@agrimeetings.com

  • 14 Apr

    9th Congress of the Vascular Access Society

    We are pleased to announce that the 9th Congress of the Vascular Access Society will take place on April 15-18, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

    Please click here for the Congress invitation letter from the two Congress Chairmen: Ramón Roca-Tey, M.D., PhD and Jose Ibeas, M.D., PhD.

    For more information please visit the Congress website a http://www.vas2015.org/

  • 18 Apr

    4th Preston Renal Biopsy Course

    The aim of this course is to provide introduction regarding indications, contraindications and complications of renal biopsy. We have real cases to debate whether doing a kidney biopsy would be useful or not.   We also offer ‘’Meet the Expert’’ session and a session on treatment of common and uncommon outcomes of renal biopsy.

    The unique feature of this course is that over 2 days there are hands-on sessions in small groups.   You will have the opportunity to practice the use of ultrasound to identify and localize native kidneys of healthy volunteers as well as transplant patients. You will learn and experience the effect of correct positioning of the patient in this process as well. You will gain hands-on experience with the actual biopsy itself with our purpose-built renal biopsy simulator with real kidneys and also with a renal biopsy training model. Finally, you will examine the biopsy cores under microscope to make sure they are adequate.

    For information on the programme and booking this course please click here.
  • 07 May

    Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Form 2015 - Save the date

    As you may be aware 2015 will see the Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Forum come to the Sydney, Australia. The mission of the Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Forum is to raise awareness and direct much needed attention to the clinical commonality that exists between patients with a primary cardiovascular or renal condition. This biennial Forum will bring together clinicians that are involved in the treatment of these patients with a view to furthering of education, sharing of knowledge all working towards future improved patient care.

    For further information click here or visit the website http://cardiorenal.com.au/

  • 13 May

    ISFA. Apheresis Congress

    ISFA 2015 will be taking place in Cancun, Mexico on May 13-16, 2015. Congress website is: http://isfacongress.com/

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  • 27 May

    52nd ERA-EDTA Congress

    To find out more information on the 52nd ERA-EDTA Congress please visit the website at http://www.era-edta2015.org


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