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Connecting CKD: The Link with Diabetes

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Education Development Centre

4 Milner Street

Hindmarsh

SA 5007

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For GPs, Nurses & Pharmacists

Presenter Dr Yeap will provide information on how to timely identify major risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr Yeap will also discuss accurate interpretation of the kidney function, management of
diabetic kidney disease and the importance of screening patients with a high risk of developing CKD.

Learning outcomes

  • State the major risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease (CKD).

  • Determine the stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) through accurate interpretation of kidney function.

  • Define the goals for best practice management of CKD, particularly diabetic kidney disease.

  • Recognise the importance of screening high risk individuals for CKD.

  • Implement a practice-based system to perform a kidney health check on patients with diabetes and those at increased risk of CKD.

Agenda

6:00pm – 6:30pm Registration & Dinner
6:30pm – 7:30pm Presentation
7:30pm – 7:45pm Tea Break
7:45pm – 8:30pm Presentation
8:30pm– 8:45pm Q&A, Evaluations

Presenter

Dr Chii Yeap
Nephrologist
Nephrology SA

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RACGP Category 2, 4 points

Supported by Kidney Health Australia

This activity is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN program

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4 Milner Street

Hindmarsh

SA 5007

Australia

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