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Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Perinatal 2016
  • Country: USA

- Nancy Irland, DNP, RN, CNM, is a highly respected nurse, author, and clinical leader. Her obstetrical experience spans more than 44 years. She has enjoyed supporting women through their journey into motherhood as a labor and delivery nurse, certified nurse-midwife, and perinatal clinical specialist in a high risk tertiary care center. She has presented nationally and internationally, most recently at the Royal College of surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). In 2013, Dr. Irland was honored by the Oregon March of dimes as Nurse Educator of the Year. She is the past AWHONN Oregon Section Chair, and has served on the editorial board of Nursing for Women’s Health. In that capacity, she wrote a column titled, “Understand What You Know.”Dr. Irland’s passion is creating materials for other peoples’ success. She incorporates humor and metaphor in her teaching, and is sure to provide you with “Aha!” moments that you can take back to work immediately.

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De-Mystifying Gestational Diabetes
Everybody loves a story! Diabetes concepts are easily understood by many when they are presented in narrative format. In this presentation you will learn not only the science behind high blood sugar’s negative effects on a developing fetus, you will also see how to draw them to make them memorable. The presentation will include a review of carbohydrate counting and the decision-making behind insulin dosing. By the end of the session, you should be able to explain diabetes concepts confidently, with uncomplicated illustrations to draw as you teach your patients.
Presentations: 20  |  Hours / CE Credits: 20.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Gestational Diabetes & Insulin Resistance