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Connecting CKD: The Link with Cardiovascular Disease

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Mawson Lakes Hotel

10 Main Street

Mawson Lakes, SA 5095

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For GPs, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

This education session will provide attendees with information on the importance of addressing cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney disease. The presenter will also discuss the management strategies, treatment targets and therapy choices for patients with CKD and absolute cardiovascular risk.

Learning objectives

  • Describe the relationship between kidney function and absolute cardiovascular risk, and the importance of addressing cardiovascular risk in patients with CKD.

  • Define the goals for management of CKD and absolute cardiovascular risk and incorporate these into practice.

  • Explain the difference a CKD diagnosis makes to the management strategies, treatment targets and therapy choices for patients.

  • Improve patient safety by implementing practice systems to routinely assess and manage cardiovascular risk in patients with or at risk of CKD.

Presented by

Dr Jobert Angelo, Nephrologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital

Agenda

6.30pm – 7.00pm Registration and dinner
7.00pm – 8.00pm Presentation by Dr Jobert Angelo
8.00pm – 8.15pm Tea/coffee break
8.15pm – 9.15pm Presentation by Dr Jobert Angelo
9.15pm – 9.30pm Questions, evaluation & close

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This program is funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network - an Australian Government initiative

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Mawson Lakes, SA 5095

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