Certification: Documentation by The American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology that an individual physician has met specified requirements for the performance of a particular procedure.
Certification is offered in the following areas:
Hemodialysis Vascular Access (HVA)
Endovascular procedures on AV fistulas and grafts, and Chronic Central Venous Catheters for Dialysis
Application for Certification: Hemodialysis Vascular Access Procedures - Formal Training (05/24/2016)
Application for Certification: Hemodialysis Vascular Access Procedures - Practice Experience (05/24/2016)
Submit HVA Certification Application ONLINE Here
For information on HVA Re-Certification, Click Here
Insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheters
Application for Certification: Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters - Training (7/15/2016)
Application for Certification: Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters - Practice Experience (11/15/2016)
Submit PD Certification Application ONLINE Here
Sonography of kidneys and urinary bladder
Application for Certification: Renal Ultrasound (07/01/2014)
Submit Renal Ultrasound Certification Application ONLINE Here
Please note that certification applications go through a vigorous 3-step review process.
1) Processed and reviewed by the ASDIN office to ensure that all requirements are met. If during this process, there are deficiencies or issues with the application, applicant will be notified and asked to correct deficiencies or provide additional documentation. Only applications that have met ALL requirements are sent to the next step.
2) Sent to the ASDIN Certification Committee for peer review and evaluation
3) Sent back to the ASDIN office for processing and formal notification of acceptance or declination.
The length of the process varies and depends on the accuracy of the completed application, how many certifications are in process, and the time that it takes the committee to review the application.
Click here for the Certification and Accreditation Grievance Policy