Nursing Symposium 2019 – Community Access for Kidney Care

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Nursing Symposium 2019 – Community Access for Kidney Care

8.30am - 12.30pm
  • start date 31 Mar 2019
  • end date 31 Mar 2019
  • venue NKF Centre

In conjunction with World Kidney Day (WKD) – a global awareness campaign to raise awareness on the importance of our kidneys – The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), Singapore Society of Nephrology Nursing Chapter and Singapore Nurses Association Renal Nursing Chapter will once again jointly organise the WKD Nursing Symposium 2019.

Themed “Community Access for Kidney Care”, the symposium aims to educate renal and non-renal nurses on the important role of the community in improving care for kidney disease.

Time Programme
8.30am Registration
9.00am Opening Address
Assoc Professor Lina Choong
President, Singapore Society Of Nephrology
9.10am ‘Push or Shove: How Do We Increase Awareness and Uptake of Screening & Follow-up?’
Ms Vasuki Utravathy
Deputy Director, Health Screening & Management, Health Promotion Board
9.40am Q & A
9.50am Involvement of the Community – Polyclinic Approach
Dr Cynthia Wong
Deputy Head at Bukit Batok Polyclinic, National University Health System
10.20am Q & A
10.30am Tea Break
11.00am Community Support for HD, PD and Renal Transplant
Ms Angela Loh
Senior Medical Social Worker, Service Management, The National Kidney Foundation
11.30am Q & A
11.40am Renal Supportive Care
Ms Amy Lim
Nurse Clinician, Specialty Care, Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
12.10pm Q & A
12.30pm End of Programme
* Programme may be subject to changes


Registration closing date: 24 March 2018 (Sunday)

$20 per participant
2 CPE points
will be awarded to all participants

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