Professional Development

Free Webinar Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease Management – stages 3 and 4

Free Webinar Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease Management – stages 3 and 4

Kidney Health Australia are delivering a health professional webinar on Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease Management – stages 3 & 4.

Join Kidney Health Australia and Professor Kevan Polkinghorne, for this case study-based webinar that will not only underline the importance of the early detection of CKD, but will also unpack evidence-based guidelines that can slow the progression of CKD, as well as guide the management of complications like bone mineral disease, pruritis and restless legs syndrome as the condition progresses. In fact, early detection and intervention has been shown to reduce the progression of CKD and its complications. Tune in to learn more.


Professor Kevan Polkinghorne, Nephrologist, Monash Medical Centre, Victoria

Prof Polkinghorne is a full-time nephrologist at Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at Monash University. He completed his specialist nephrology training in 2001 and was awarded a PhD in clinical research/epidemiology in 2006. His research interests include clinical epidemiology of CKD and dialysis particularly haemodialysis practice and clinical trials. He is a member of the Kidney Health Australia PEAK Committee. He has authored over 250 peer reviewed journal publications and 6 book chapters.


RACGP/ACRRM  EA hours – 1 (pending approval).


Contact Janet Bridger, Primary Care Coordinator:

Tel: 08 8334 7509


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