Kidney Professionals

Kidney Professionals

Find the education, tools, and resources you need to improve your practice, and keep updated on the latest in clinical research.

Membership Benefits

  • Free and discounted CE activities through NKF's PERC.
  • Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.*
  • Scientific research grants and fellowships.
  • Educational stipends.*
  • Access to clinical tools and resources.

*Available for some occupations

Featured course

Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1: A Clinical Update for Nephrology Clinicians
This program addresses key clinical aspects of primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1). Topics covered include disease burden, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment strategies.

KDOQI clinical practice guidelines

Recognized throughout the world for improving the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease.
The KDOQI guidelines have changed practice through its 18 evidence-based guidelines, as well as collaboration through wider policy and education programs to support implementation of guideline recommendations.


Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technicians
USA (multiple locations) | Satellite Healthcare (SHC)

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
New Orleans, LA | Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine

Dialysis Registered Nurse
College Point, NY | Atlantic Dialysis Management Service

eGFR & Race Task Force

NKF and the American Society of Nephrology have convened a Task Force to focus on the use of race to estimate GFR.

Tools & Resources

Download tools to help you in your clinical practice.

Check out NKF's apps to keep up on the latest published research or support your patients.

Use our calculators to estimate GFR for adults or children.

NKF encourages primary care clinicians to screen their patients for kidney disease. Check out our tools to assist you in your practice.

Listen to podcasts on nephrology, kidney research, and the patient perspective.

Locate a CKD dietitian in your area.

Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM) 2022

Spring Clinical Meetings


April 11 – 15, 2023 | Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX

For over 30 years, SCM has remained the premier CME/CE conference for the health care professional. By improving healthcare teams’ skills, performance, and patient health outcomes, SCM provides a comprehensive educational experience for the interprofessional team.


These councils are the representative bodies for NKF’s membership. They advocate for, and advise on, professional development, research, and policy activities.

Advanced Practice Providers


Renal Nutrition


Nephrology Social Workers


Nephrology Nurses and Technicians


Local Chapter Resources

Find information and resources for local CNSW and CRN chapters.




NKF Education Committee
This committee advises on outreach, resource development, and promotion of evidence-based practice recommendations.
KDOQI Leadership Roster
This group provides overall direction and ongoing guidance to the KDOQI initiative.
Scientific Advisory Board
This board is responsible for directing and advocating for the organization’s major medical programs.