Polycystic Kidney Disease


PROVIDER: Kidney Health Australia’s Primary Care Education Program, in collaboration with Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network

DATE: 21 February, 2018


6.30pm Registration and dinner
7.00pm- 9.00pm Presentation

VENUE: Canterbury Leagues Club, 26 Bridge Road, Belmore, NSW


  • Determine the differential diagnosis of a renal cyst and the Bosniak classification of renal cysts using the correct clinical test
  • Describe the clinical features, including symptoms and signs experienced by patients in all stages of polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Implement the management options for PKD, particularly the importance of lifestyle changes and blood pressure control
  • Outline the patterns of inheritance and genetic changes associated with PKD
  • Define parameters for screening patients with a family history of renal disease, particularly PKD