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Sunday, August 20, 2017

About the Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists (CAPN)

CAPN is the Canadian organization for medical professionals who treat children and adolescents with kidney disease (paediatric nephrologists). Through its members, CAPN advances the knowledge of paediatric nephrology with scientific meetings and participation in clinical research studies. We educate Canadian and international medical graduates in paediatric nephrology training programs accredited by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada. We advocate and promote the best clinical practices to treat children and adolescents with conditions of the kidneys and urinary tract, enabling patients and families to reach their full potential. We are the Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists.

Canadian research in paediatric nephrology

Canadian pediatric nephrology researchers are world leaders in the investigation of the basic and clinical sciences involving childhood kidney diseases.

National pediatric nephology collaboration

CAPN is working throughout the year to develop initiatives that serve our community. We meet twice a year to discuss scientific, clinical, educational and advocacy issues that are important to the patients we help.

HEALTH RESOURCES

Supporting clinical excellence in the care of Canadian children with kidney disease.

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KIDNEY RESEARCH

Working to advance knowledge of kidney disease and health through clinical and basic science.

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TRAINING

Supporting Canadian Paediatric Nephrology Trainees through education, research and advocacy.

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Patient CKD resources

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The Kidney Twin Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) tools were developed to help support children and adolescents living with CKD and kidney failure. The modules are available for the young child, older child and adolescent with chronic kidney disease, and contain a Facilitator Guide, Caregiver Guide, the module itself, and activity sheets to reinforce the concepts. The modules are free to use.

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About the Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists

The Canadian Association of Paediatric Nephrologists is a non-profit professional organization of practicing paediatric kidney specialists in Canada. Our mandate is to promote our specialty, encourage trainees to pursue high standards of clinical, research and educational excellence, to discover and promote research in pediatric kidney health of the highest standard, and above all, to provide exemplary care for our patients living with kidney disease. To find out more, please contact us here.

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