ISPD Endorsement of Educational Programs

In order to be eligible for ISPD endorsement, educational programs must include:

A) a minimum of 8 hours of peritoneal dialysis contentfor the endorsement of the full program;
B) a minimum of 2 hours of peritoneal dialysis content for the endorsement of a session within a broader program.

Qualifying organizations that may apply for ISPD endorsement of a program include any academic institute or society, or ISPD corporate members. Organizations requesting ISPD endorsement of educational programs shall submit a written request for endorsement to the Secretariat of the ISPD ( This request should include the following:

  • Complete content of the proposed program.
  • A statement as to whether or not continuing education credits will be provided and, if so, by which accredited organization(s).

This request can be submitted prior to finalization of the program, and should be submitted no less than 4 weeks prior to the proposed program date.

The Secretariat of the ISPD will forward this request to the Education Committee. The committee will review the request and decide on  acceptance, revision, or denial of the request within 2 weeks. The ISPD Education Committee may request additional information, such as learning objective(s) for each talk or a brief description of each speaker’s credentials in the field of peritoneal dialysis.

In exceptional cases, the Education Committee can request ISPD Executive’s advice on endorsement requests.

Once a decision is rendered, the Secretariat of the ISPD will communicate the decision to the requesting organization or individual.

Upcoming Educational Programs – ISPD Calendar of events

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