Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists

The Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists/L’Association Canadienne des Infirmieres et Technologues en Nephrologie (CANNT/ACITN) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the Government of Canada founded to promote excellence in nephrology care.

CANNT's Vision and Mission

The Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses and Technologists (CANNT) provides leadership and promotes the best nephrology care and practice through education, research, and communication. Our vision is for CANNT to be keystone of excellence in nephrology nursing and technological care in Canada.


Recording Available: Webinar April 26, 2023

Guiding Best Practice: Routine use of Ultrasound in Hemodialysis is Important to Optimize Health, Function, and Longevity of the AV Fistula/Graft

Recording Available Webinar March 14, 2023

The Dark Side of Transplant: Organ Trafficking and Forced Organ Harvesting

CANNT Nephrology Nursing Standards and Practice Recommendations

2021 update now available. Members receive free access!

CANNT Open Access: Continuing Education Series

CANNT offers access to CANNT Journal Continuing Education Series article


CANNT Journal Volume 33 Issue 1 Now Available

Includes article on Exploring the option of peritoneal dialysis for patients with a left ventricular assistive device

CANNT Members can now access Vascular Access Education Program (VAEP) Online!

Members can now access the VAEP modules online through their Course Dashboard. The Vascular Access Education Program was created by the Ontario Renal Network, a work unit within Cancer Care Ontario, in collaboration with the ORN Cannulation Working Group to better inform providers about the assessment and care of hemodialysis vascular accesses.