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Kimber MacGibbon, RN

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Midwifery 2020
  • Country: USA

Kimber MacGibbon, RN, is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation. She worked previously as an ICU nurse, a medical-legal consultant, and as a product manager in medical technology and nutraceutical markets. She has been a consultant on innumerable hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) cases, developed clinical tools and educational materials for both clinicians and families, and coauthored more than 24 peer-reviewed research studies with leading universities. With over 20 years of HG management experience, including her own HG pregnancies, she has extensive insight into best practices for HG management. Her passion is improving assessment and treatment of HG to reduce maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Preventing Morbidity and Mortality
Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is described as severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, which often results in dehydration, nutritional deficiencies, metabolic imbalances, and debility. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial to prevent serious morbidity and mortality, and to promote healthy outcomes for both the mother and baby. Obstetrical clinicians can reduce maternal suffering and prevent serious complications through early and accurate assessment followed by effective therapeutic interventions. This session will discuss best practices in the assessment and management of HG patients.
Presentations: 14  |  Hours / CE Credits: 14.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: (IBCLC) Maternal, Hyperemesis