European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association

Educational Handbooks

The EDTNA/ERCA handbooks are addressed to nurses and other renal care professionals and provide updated knowledge and expertise useful for all areas of renal care. English is the official language for EDTNA/ERCA handbooks, nevertheless many of them are available in different languages as it is stated in the Publications Portfolio.

Handbooks are available to Members for free. Members can access their copy via the Members-only section. To become a Member now, click here.


A Guide to Implementing Renal
Best Practice in Haemodialysis

This Guide defines multidisciplinary clinical guidance for haemodialysis. The Guide has been developed to help renal care providers in delivering the best care to every single patient, in every single dialysis session.

in Nephrology

The aim of this Guide is to provide an argument how useful e-Health tools can be, not only for renal professionals, but also for renal patients. The key objective is to allow patients to play an active role in their own care thus improving their general quality of life.

Vascular Access
Cannulation and Care

This Guide, which has been developed by an international panel of experts, aims to define AVF cannulation practices based on the most recent available clinical evidence, and to provide recommendations for AVF cannulation and care.