APSN/JSN CME Course 2016

Report of APSN/JSN CME course 2016 in Yokohama, JAPAN

The APSN/JSN CME course 2016 was held successfully on June 16th, in Yokohama, Japan. Over 60 physicians and researchers attended. 24 young nephrologists and 6 speakers were invited from Asian-Pacific region and supported by APSN/JSN. The invited speakers included Vivek Jha, Sydney Tang, and Hung Chun Chen, the APSN ExCo members. As a member of the APSN CME committee, Manisha Sahay also gave a talk, and Takashige Kuwabara made all the administrative jobs to hold the course. There were updated and practical lectures including AKI, CKD, electrolyte disorders, transplantation, biomarkers, peritoneal dialysis and so on. Questionnaire with some images and case-based presentations also achieved active discussion.

Regional breakdown of attendees (Number of foreign students researching in Japan)

Bangladesh 4 (2)
Brunei 1
Indonesia 2
India 2
Malaysia 2
Pakistan 2
Nepal 1
Cambodia 2
Thailand 3
Myanmar 3 (1)
China 6 (3)
Sri Lanka 2
Vietnam 2
Hong Kong 1
Taiwan 1
Japan 21

Thank you all for joining us and for your contributions.

Naoki Kashihara and Seiichi Matsuo
President and ex-president of the Japanese Society of Nephrology

Masaomi Nangaku
Chair of the International Affairs of the Japanese Society of Nephrology/ Chair of the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology CME committee

David C. H. Harris
President of Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology


1. Sydney Tang_Presentation_16Jun2016

2. Hung-Chun Chen_2016-JSN-CVD in CKD

3-1. Naohiko Imai_APSN 0616 Handout

3-2. Miho Tagawa_A case of hypokalemia

4. Nattachai Srisawatbiomarker_JSN_2016

5. Vivekanand Jha_Tropical AKI Challenges

7-1. Norihiko Goto_APSN 0616 Handout

7-2. Makoto Tsujita

8. Xueqing Yu_IgAN treatment CME-2016-6-16