The Nephrology & Transplantation Update Course will be held Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September prior to the commencement of the main ANZSN ASM on Monday 10th September.  It is an additional cost to attend and you can view fees and book HERE.

Full Update Course registrations include the dinner on Saturday evening, a cruise on the fabulous Sydney Harbour, additional tickets can also be purchased for this function for $100 including a three course buffet and drinks and a 3 hour cruise.

Day Update Course Registration includes daily catering,opportunity to book ticket on Saturday evening Sydney Harbour Cruise Dinner for $100.  



Saturday 8th September 2018 – Day 1

0730 Update Course Registration
  Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course | Meeting Room C4.8, International Convention Centre
  Diabetes and its complications | Chair: TBA
0800-0830 Update in management of diabetic nephropathy
Sydney Tang*
0830-0900 Update in management of diabetic eye disease
Paul Mitchell
0900-0930 Update in management of diabetic neuropathy
Arun Krishnan
0930-1000 Update in management of cardiovascular disease in diabetics
Angela Wang*
1000-1020 Break
  Chronic Kidney Disease | Chair: TBA
1020-1050 Blood pressure target in diabetic with CKD
Vlado Perkovic
1050-1120 Update in treatment of membranous nephropathy
Adrian Liew*
1120-1150 Transition care & procedure
Robert Carroll
1150-1220 Update in treatment options in adult dominant polycystic kidney disease
Gopi Rangan
1220-1310 Lunch
  TSANZ-ANZSN Combined Session for Non-Transplant Nephrologists
Kidney Transplant Recipients
| Chair: TBA
1310-1340 Update in diagnosis and management of chronic allograft nephropathy
Phil O’Connell
1340-1410 Management of conception in kidney transplant recipient
Shilpa Jesudason
1410-1440 Cancer screening post renal transplant – how far and how long?
Germaine Wong
1440-1510 Update in vaccines in kidney transplantation
Nicole Gilroy
1510-1530 Break
Post Kidney Transplantation | Chair: TBA
1530-1600 Cardiovascular disease assessment pre- and post kidney transplantation
Helen Pilmore
1600-1630 Update in immunosuppressant management in non-acute kidney transplant
Natasha Rogers
1630-1700 Cross matching, DSA and Eplet matching – how much should you know?
Narelle Watson, Kate Wyburn
 1815 Board Cruise | Convention Jetty (in front of the ICC)
1830-2200 Nephrology & Transplantation Update Course Dinner | Sydney Harbour Cruise
Inclusive for Update Course participants.  Additional tickets $100 per person

* APSN (Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology invited speakers)

Sunday 9th September 2018 – Day 2

0730 Update Course Registration
  Nephrology & Transplantation Update Course | Meeting Room C4.8, International Convention Centre
  End Stage Kidney Disease | Chair: TBA
0800-0830 Update in peritoneal dialysis and elderly
Yeoung Jee Cho
0830-0900 Haemodialysis frequency and duration – which is more important?
Meg Jardine
0900-0930 Access surveillance – how and when?
Shannon Thomas
0930-1000 Does pore size matter? The evidence of middle molecules clearance
Colin Hutchinson
1000-1020 Break
  KidGen 2018 Renal Genetics Symposium / ANZSN Combined Session – Genetic & Clinical Nephrology | Chair: TBA
1020-1100 Challenging clinical cases in glomerulopathy
Anne Greka
1100-1140 Application of genetic testing in clinical nephrology
Michel Tchan
1140-1200 Update in diagnosis and management of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
David Kavanagh
1200-1250 Lunch 
  Research | Chair: TBA
1250-1320 Clinical trial in ANZ
Carmel Hawley
1320-1350 REDUCCTION – an implementation trial
Sradha Kotwal
General Nephrology | Chair: TBA
1350-1420 New oral anticoagulants (NOAC) and chronic kidney disease
Carol Pollock
1420-1450 Update in cancer therapy and the kidneys
1450-1510 Break
General Nephrology | Chair: TBA
1510-1540 Practical steps in advanced care planning
Sarah Roxburgh
1540-1610 Update in managing chronic kidney disease with mental health
Kirsty Morris
1610-1640 AKI and its long term outcomes
Martin Gallagher
 1640 Course concludes


The ASM is hosted by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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