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The Kidneys in Detail
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (5 hours, 22 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
CARLA J. MOSCHELLA, MS, PA-C, RDN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/17/2015
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV076475
Objectives
  1. Analyze how the kidneys filter waste products and maintain normal levels of fluid and electrolytes.
  2. Interpret BUN and creatinine in a clinical setting and understand why they become abnormal.
  3. Describe why hyperkalemia and hyperphosphatemia occur in patients with kidney disease and how they are treated.
  4. Identify the role the kidneys play in blood pressure control and bone health.
  5. Identify those patients at risk for chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury.
  6. Explain the relationship between diseases such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension and declining kidney function.
  7. Recognize medications that are useful for treating kidney disease and those that pose a risk for patients with kidney disease.
Outline

The Kidneys Revealed

  • Structural Components
  • Functions
    • Fluid regulation
    • Waste filtration
    • Electrolyte Control
    • Hormone Regulation
    • Blood pressure control
    • Bone metabolism: vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone

Electrolytes and the Kidneys

  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Glucose

Kidneys and Fluids: The Balancing Act

  • Osmoregulators
  • Sodium Levels
  • Normal volemic states
  • Hyponatremia
  • General Management Principles

Renal Dysfunction

  • Acute Renal Failure
    • Diagnostic Tests
    • Labs and Results
    • Presentation (Signs/ Symptoms)
  • Chronic Renal Failure
    • Risk Factors
    • Progression
    • Signs and Symptoms
    • Treatments
Author

CARLA J. MOSCHELLA, MS, PA-C, RDN

Carla J. Moschella is a physician assistant and registered dietitian with over 25 years of clinical experience in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and internal medicine. She received her Master of Science degree in Medical Dietetics from Framingham State College in Massachusetts and her Physician Associate Certificate from Yale University School of Medicine. She was employed for several years as a physician assistant in nephrology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. In that capacity, she managed patients with all stages of chronic kidney disease, including those who were undergoing evaluation for a kidney transplant and those who already had received one.

Carla has lectured at many national and state conferences on kidney disease, including at the National Kidney Foundation's annual meetings, at the physician assistant's national conference in New Orleans, and at several physician assistant state associations, including Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. She is the author of the chapter on nephrology in Lange Q&A Physician Assistant Examination, published by McGraw-Hill, the PA text for preparation for the national certifying and recertifying exams. She authored an article on the National Kidney Foundation's practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and she co-authored an article entitled, "Interaction between cyclosporin A and Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort) following organ transplantation" in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Carla is a member of Pi Alpha, the national honor society for physician assistants, and Alpha Eta, the national honor society for allied health professionals.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Carla Moschella an employment relationship with Logistics Health Inc. She receives speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Carla Moschella has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Florida
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Audience
Certified Diabetes Educators, Nurses, and other Healthcare Professionals