If you are like many healthcare professionals, you might find the complexity of renal disease intimidating and the management strategies confusing. In addition, you have the task of helping patients and families cope with a debilitating condition and a high rate of non-compliance. If this sounds familiar, then don’t miss the opportunity to join expert, Carla Moschella, MS, PA-C, RDN, for this program loaded with practical information designed to increase your confidence when caring for today’s complex renal patient.
Carla will present the latest information on acute and chronic kidney failure, including treatment recommendations that lead to the best possible patient outcomes. You will gain more knowledge on the causes, complications, medications, and dietary recommendations, and leave with an improved understanding of all aspects of kidney function and disease that is immediately applicable to your clinical practice.
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Carla Moschella, MS, PA-C, RD, is a physician assistant and registered dietitian with over 25 years of clinical experience in nutrition, nephrology, 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 a one.
She 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. She also has served as a reviewer for many journals and textbooks. Miss Moschella is a member of Pi Alpha, the national honor society for physician assistants, and Alpha Eta, the national honor society for allied health professionals.
Financial: Carla Moschella is a Lead Clinician for Logistics Health, Inc. She receives speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Carla Moschella has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Accurately Assessing Kidney Function
Recognizing the 5 Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
The Kidneys and Hypertension
The Kidneys and Diabetes
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
Kidney Disease & Nutrition
End-Stage Renal Disease
Patient Education & Compliance
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