Chronic Kidney Disease: issues for general practitioners

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This education is accredited: RACGP 4 CPD, ACRRM 2 CME PD.

This module uses several case studies as a platform to discuss topics such as identifying patients at risk of CKD, diabetic kidney disease and heavy proteinuria. This module also highlights key information from current guidelines and the latest research.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:
  • State the role of the GP in preventing and detecting CKD in the primary care setting.
  • Identify the correct stage of CKD and determine appropriate colour-coded clinical action plans using eGFR and urine ACR results.
  • Describe the relationship between kidney function and Absolute Cardiovascular Risk, and the importance of addressing cardiovascular risk in patients with CKD.
  • Implement a practice-based system, for patient safety, to identify patients at higher risk of CKD for a kidney health check.
This education was prepared by ThinkGP.
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