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AKTN Presentation Template

ACRP’s Introduction to Clinical Trials
The Association of Clinical Research Professionals has developed a free online program to educate about the role that clinical research plays in advancing medical knowledge as well as the work conducted by clinical research professionals more generally.

CARI Guidelines
The aim of the CARI Guidelines is to improve the health care and outcomes of paediatric and adult patients with kidney disease by helping clinicians and health care workers to adhere to evidence-based medical practice as often as possible. It is anticipated that the guidelines will serve as both a valuable educational resource and a means of enhancing the quality, appropriateness, consistency and cost-effectiveness of kidney health care. The guidelines were initially developed for use in Australia, however they are now being used more widely in the region.

The aims of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Nephrology are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

Kidney Health Australia, is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes which lead to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.

The Renal Society of Australasia is a multi-discipline organisation of individual members. Membership is open to nurses, technicians, social workers, dieticians, unit managers, transplant co-ordinated, and other health care professionals working with patients with kidney disease.

The Centre for Kidney Disease Research aims to improve the kidney health of adults and children through scientific research and education of the highest international standard in the field of nephrology.

CKD.QLD is a statewide collaborative multidisciplinary research and practice program, established in July 2009, which encompasses a CKD registry, database and practice network, with the purpose of improving CKD patient outcomes and building capacity in CKD research.