Free Webinar: Medications for Chronic Kidney Disease
Kidney Health Australia are delivering a free webinar on ‘Medications for Chronic Kidney Disease’
Join Kidney Health Australia and Senior Pharmacist, Carla Scuderi on Zoom, for this case study-based webinar that will outline the steps required to confirm a CKD diagnosis as well as guidance on what medicines slow the progression of CKD while reducing the risk of CVD. Practical tips on how to utilise the eGFR to adjust medication dosing will also be discussed.
Using a case study example of an individual with diabetes, this activity outlines the steps required to confirm a CKD diagnosis as well as guidance on what medicines slow the progression of CKD while reducing the risk of CVD. Practical tips on how to utilise the eGFR to adjust medication dosing will also be discussed.
Pharmacist Advanced, Kidney Health Service Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Qld
Carla Scuderi a pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience. Currently the Pharmacist Team Leader for the Kidney Health Service at Royal Brisbane and Women’s hospital and part of the Queensland Renal Clinical Network. Carla is the chair of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists Nephrology special interest group and is a member of the CARI guidelines steering committee. Her previous roles include teaching at James Cook University and the University of Queensland pharmacy schools, being a Home Medicines Review pharmacist, a community pharmacy manager and owner, a Quality Use of Medicine facilitator for the National Prescribing Service and GP, and pharmacist clinical educator. An emerging researcher, Carla is currently undertaking a PhD investigating micro-sampling and the pharmacist’s role in kidney transplant care. Carla is a passionate advocate for patient centered care.
RACGP/ACRRM EA hours – 1 (pending approval).