Click on the image below to download the RSA Branch Virtual Symposia Series flyer.  We invite you to share with your colleagues.

Registrations will open shortly.  Click on the link to register for the Branch Symposium you wish to register to attend.  You are invited to register for one or more Branch Symposium.

RSA Members - FREE
Non-Members - AU$49.50 per Symposium registration

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Via Zoom from your computer or mobile device.  Connection link is emailed upon completing your registration.

The program will vary for each Symposium, and may not be finalised for all Branches.  The program is subject to change. 

2 hours for each Symposium attended

RSA Office - Membership and Events team

Please note: The RSA Office is currently closed due to restrictions in Melbourne.

RSA Branch Virtual Symposia Series

An invitation is extended for RSA members and other health practitioners in the wider renal community to attend the RSA Branch Virtual Symposia Series.  Attendance is not limited to your local Branch, you can choose from one or more of the following Symposium events as listed below.  

Tuesday 3 November

Branch:  New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory

Time:  4.00pm - 6.00pm AEDT

Theme:  Working Together


  • What is New in Kidney Transplantation - Response to COVID | Professor Steve Chadban
  • Mental Health Issues of Patients with End Stage Renal Disease | Dr Kirsty Morris
  • Assisting our Patients with Renal Supportive Care | Dr Celine Foote
  • Satellite Dialysis Unit Vaccination Program | Jacqui Moustakas

Wednesday 4 November

Branch:  New Zealand

Time:  4.00pm - 6.00pm NZDT

Theme:  Moving Forward in 2020 - Challenging Renal Practice


  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Acute Kidney Injury | Dr Carolyn Clark
  • Biochemistry / Haematology Interpretation | Dr Eddie Tan
  • Environmental Impact of Dialysis Water Use | Dr Jason Wei
  • Renal Nursing Prescribing: A local unit nursing survey | Terry Jennings

Thursday 5 November

Branch:  South Australia / Northern Territory

Time:  5.00pm - 7.00pm ACDT / 4.00pm - 6.00pm ACST

Theme:  Patient Centred Measures


  • Designing your Research Proposal for Grant Success | Dr Kathy Hill
  • Nurses' Role in Electronic Patient Reported Outcome Measures (ePROMs) | Professor Paul Bennett & Professor Rachael Moreton
  • Surviving and Thriving in Indigenous Communities | Janet Kelly
  • Low AVF Failure Rates due to Early Intervention - Interventional Nephrology Project in Alice Springs | Dr Cherian Sajiv

Monday 9 November

Branch:  Western Australia

Time:  5.00pm - 7.00pm AWST

Theme:  Making a Difference 


  • Access to Kidney Replacement Therapy in Rural Areas: A Consumer Perspective | Nicole Scholes-Robertson
  • Dispelling the Myths and False Beliefs in the Management of Phosphate in People on Dialysis | Jo Beer

Tuesday 10 November

Branch:  Tasmania

Time:  6.30pm - 8.30pm AEDT

Theme:  New Frontiers in Improving Patient Outcomes


  • Enabling Good Outcomes in Dialysis: What does this look like? | Assoc Prof Rajesh Raj
  • Proteomics: Will this change nephrology as we know it? | Assoc Prof Rajesh Raj

Wednesday 11 November

Branch:  Queensland

Time:  4.00pm - 6.00pm AEST

Theme:  Go with the Flo


  • Outreach Renal Transplant Workshops for First Nations People of Queensland | Garry Torrens
  • Assessment of Cognition | Pauline Nicholas
  • Bringing Care Back to the Communities: An Innovative Approach for the Next Decade | Jillian Dray

Thursday 12 November

Branch:  Victoria

Time:  4.00pm - 6.00pm AEDT

Theme:  Moving Forward


  • Renal and COVID-19 - the RMH Experience | Maria Safe
  • Big Red Kidney Bus & COVID-19 | Jane Crossett
  • Australian Clinical Workforce - Renal Physiology | Kristen Schuck
  • A Case of Severe Acute Kidney Injury | Dr Dan Tran
  • A Recent Patient Experience | Michael Rojales
  • Setting Up a SCOVID Dialysis Unit - Key Stakeholder Engagement | Peta Mclean
  • Interdialytic Weight Gain in Haemodialysis & Christmas | Dr Edward Zimbudzi

We look forward to welcoming you at the RSA Branch Virtual Symposia Series