Nursing Symposium 2018 – Kidneys & Women's Health

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Nursing Symposium 2018 – Kidneys & Women’s Health

8.30am - 12.30pm
  • start date 04 Mar 2018
  • end date 04 Mar 2018
  • venue NKF Centre

World Kidney Day (WKD) is a global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness on the importance of our kidneys. In conjunction with WKD, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Singapore Society of Nephrology (SSN) – Nursing Chapter and Singapore Nurses Association (SNA) – Renal Nursing Chapter (RNC) jointly organise the WKD Nursing Symposium annually.

The theme for WKD 2018 is “Kidneys and Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower”. In line with this year’s theme, the symposium will cover topics on kidney disease in relation to women’s health.

8.30am Registration (Venue: Level 1 Lobby)
9.00am Opening Address
Assoc. Prof Lina Choong, President, Singapore Society of Nephrology
9.10am Management of Women with SLE
Dr Poh Yih Jia, Consultant, Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, SGH
9.40am Q & A
9.50am Gestational Diabetes
Dr Khoo Chong Kiat, Senior Consultant, Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, KKH
10.20am Q & A
10.30am Tea Break (Venue: Level 1 Lobby)
11.00am Pregnancy in Women with Kidney Disease
Dr Anita S. Kale, Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, NUHS
11.30am Q & A
11.40am Successful Pregnancy after Kidney Transplantation
Dr Sobhana Thangaraju, Consultant, Department of Renal Medicine, SGH
12.10pm Q & A
12.30pm End of Programme
* Programme may be subject to changes

per person (refreshments will be served)

Registration Closing Date: 18 Feb 2018 (Sunday)

Nursing staff will be awarded 2 CPE points for completing the symposium.

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  • Price: $20
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