KSC Symposium & Masterclass

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16th Sep 2022 : Symposium – A hybrid day showcasing obstacles and opportunities of the multidisciplinary KSC services nationally and internationally.

1st Oct 2022: Masterclass – A hybrid day designed around the KSC medical curriculum and aimed at medical staff and specialist nurses. All health professionals are welcome to participate.

Contact Elizabeth Josland or Alison Smyth for more information

9113 2854 or SESLHD-STG-KSCCNC@health.nsw.gov.au

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Newly published article

Moral Distress and Moral Injury in Nephrology during the COVID – 19 Pandemic

Ducharlet K, Trivedi M, Gelfand SL, Liew H, McMahon LP, Ashuntantag G, Brennan F, Brown MA, Martin DE. Moral Distress and Moral Injury in Nephrology during the COVID – 19 Pandemic. Seminars in Nephrology 2021; 41(3):253-267.

RSC Symposium

17th September 2021: 9am – 4pm

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown the Kidney Supportive Care Symposium & Master Class will now be held virtually, with no face to face component.

Contact Elizabeth Josland or Alison Smyth for more information

elizabeth.josland@ health.nsw.gov.au,  Alison.smyth@health.nsw.gov.au

9113 2854

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CKD-FIX Trial results have been published

CKD-FIX trial was run by the Australian Kidney Trials Network> (AKTN)
The results of the trial have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

“Based on our results, it appears elevated blood urate levels are more likely an indicator of reduced kidney function, rather than a cause of reduced kidney function,” said Associate Professor Sunil Badve. (Principal investigator and Staff Specialist at St George Hospital)