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RSA Board of Directors 2020-21

26 August 2020

As announced at last night’s AGM, the RSA Board of Directors 2020-21 will consist of Jon Hosking - President, Leanne Brown - Vice President, Debbie Fortnum - Vice President, Paul Bennett, Fiona Donnelly, Anna Lee, Andrew Phillips, Debbie Turner and Edward Zimbudzi.

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COVID-19 - Latest News

29 June 2020

The RSA COVID-19 page on the RSA Website was last updated on the 29 June 2020

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COVID-19 Updates & Discussion Forum

15 April 2020

** NEW TO THE RSA WEBSITE ** Relating to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the RSA web site has introduced a dedicated section to share updates and resources AND - exclusively for members - a new discussion forum is available to ask questions, raise concerns, share information or discuss clinical issues.

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COVID-19 preparedness - call for nursing staff to travel interstate

09 April 2020

The ANZSN COVID-19 Working Group are calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from nurses who would be prepared to travel interstate and work at hospitals suffering staffing shortages, during the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 – Interview with Professor Yong-Lim Kim

09 April 2020

Professor Neil Boudville and Dr Yeoungjee Cho spoke with Professor Kim (Department of Internal Medicine, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea) to gain insights into the COVID-19 experience in South Korea. Prof Kim speaks about many things, including the cohorting, screening and PPE protocols they have in place in Korea which has resulted in remarkably good outcomes amongst his dialysis population to date.

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ANZSN COVID-19 Working Group offer of assistance

09 April 2020

The ANZSN COVID-19 Working Group are happy to support small dialysis units struggling to prepare COVID-19 action plans, or have worries or concerns regarding the virus.

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COVID-19 Update: RSA Education & Events Program

31 March 2020

The situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve daily. In this unpredictable time, the RSA Board wishes to provide some certainty regarding its education and events program.

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Introducing 3 new awards for RSA members

06 March 2020

Nominations Now Open! The Board of the Renal Society of Australasia has expanded the awards program to further recognise outstanding achievement by members across a number of key areas to advance the care of people with kidney disease.

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Your Feedback Really Matters

24 February 2020

The Board invites RSA members to complete the annual RSA Membership Satisfaction Survey ... and opt-in to win one of two $50 gift cards!

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2020 RSA Conference - Abstract Submission

20 February 2020

Great news! Deadline for abstract submissions for the 2020 RSA Annual Conference has been extended to midnight on Monday 24 February -- this is a strict deadline and no further extensions will be available.

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PKD Australia Research Grants

31 January 2020

Applications for 3 x research grants (each up to the value of $30,000 over 12 months) close Friday 20 March 2020

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Kidney Transplant & Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) Renal Nursing Research Grants

28 January 2020

Congratulations to the inaugural recipients -- Kristen Schuck (Novice), Vicki Smith (Early Career), Amanda Mckie (Early Career) & Dr Kathleen Hill (Experienced).

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Congratulations to our 2019 RSA Award recipients

28 June 2019

The RSA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 RSA Awards ...

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3rd Victorian Allied Health Research Conference - Call for Abstracts

16 October 2018

The Department of Health and Human Service would like to extend a warm invitation to participate in the 3rd Victorian Allied Health Research Conference, which will be held on Friday 22nd March, 2019 at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre. This one day event will unite over 450 allied health professionals from diverse care settings, to champion research, and share knowledge and experiences to guide future directions in Allied Health practice. Inspiring keynote and guest speakers will impart the latest developments in allied health research, emphasising the translation of study outcomes into best clinical practice and innovative service development.

Renal Cancer Review, Issue 3

11 October 2018

The RSA is pleased to share with you the third edition of the Renal Cancer Research Review

Nephrology Research Review, Issue 26

02 October 2018

The RSA is pleased to share with you the latest edition of the Australian Nephrology Research Review.

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Educational Series - Consensus opinion of thrombotic microangiopathy

01 October 2018

The latest Educational Series on the recently published consensus opinion of thrombotic microangiopathy in Australia and New Zealand can be downloaded below.

This educational review provides guidance on causes and diagnosis of TMA, treatment recommendations and guiding commentary from Dr Emily See, a Nephrologist and Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Intensive Care at Austin Health.

Nephrology Practice Review, Issue 1

25 September 2018

The RSA is pleased to share with you the first issue of the Nephrology Practice Review.

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Nephrology Research Review Issue 25

24 August 2018

The RSA is pleased to share with you the 25th issue of the Nephrology Research Review.

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jack Thompson reveals kidney disease durung Garma festival.

14 August 2018

Actor, who attended thanks to a mobile dialysis truck, says he is well aware of the disease because of many Indigenous friends with complaints

Travel Dialysis Review Site - a new tool for dialysis patients

31 May 2018

Designed in collaboration with Swinburne University, the Travel Dialysis Review website allows patients to review and rate their experience at domestic and international dialysis units.

Patients planning to travel can use this resource in preparation for their travels to identify and read about dialysis units and understand any special requirements in preparation for a visit.

Travel Dialysis Review also provides an opportunity for dialysis units and organisations to build visiting patient reviews into their standard procedures for holiday patients, providing valuable feedback.

Practical applications of KDIGO guidelines in the management of Fabry disease

22 May 2018

Research Review have added a new video to their educational series of Podcasts.

The Research Review is proud to share with RSA members their latest video. This podcast is the third of four presentations by Prof Hernán Trimarchi, Head Division of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation at the Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires.

This presentation was recorded on his recent visit to Australia in February and Prof Trimarchi discusses the ‘Practical applications of KDIGO guidelines in the management of IgA nephropathy’.

Podcast - Practical applications of KDIGO guidelines in the management of IgA nephropathy

01 May 2018

The Research Review is proud to share with RSA members their latest video. This podcast is the second of 4 presentations by Prof Hernán Trimarchi, Head Division of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation at the Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires.

This presentation was recorded on his recent visit to Australia in February and Prof Trimarchi discusses the ‘Practical applications of KDIGO guidelines in the management of IgA nephropathy’.

Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums - Make the most of your membership

17 April 2018

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposiums are a national series of events focused on the experiences of women leaders in the contemporary workforce. Taking place in every state and territory capital between May and August, the Symposiums are an unparalleled gathering of the best and brightest female talent. Keynote speakers for 2018 include Gail Kelly, Professor Gillian Triggs, Nova Peris OAM OLY, Jessica Rowe AM, Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Katrina Webb OAM, The Right Hon Dame Jenny Shipley and many, many more.

Renal Cancer Research Review

20 March 2018

The RSA is pleased to share with you the first edition of the Renal Cancer Research Review

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