This webinar is a must view, for registered nurses who work in the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum/mother/baby units. If you weren’t able to attend the 2019 AWHONN annual conference to hear this dynamic speaker address diabetes in the pregnant patient, use this webinar to learn about this important topic. We recognize that pregnant women who have gestational diabetes have changing needs throughout pregnancy, often requiring they receive insulin. We created this webinar for those who care for diabetic pregnant patients. Clinicians who view this webinar will gain a greater level of knowledge about insulin action and administration methods and they will earn 1.0 contact hour to support their certification. Login and learn while you earn CNE!
- Review the benefits of euglycemia during labor, glycemic targets, and therapy goals
- Review the types of diabetes and how they can require modifications when using insulin
- Review methods for insulin administration
Time to Complete: 1 hour
Contact Hours: 1.0 contact hours (CNE available through 12/13/21)
Date of Recorded Webinar: November 13, 2019
Requirements for Completion:
About the speaker:
Molly Killion RNC-OB, MS, CNS-BC
USCF Health –High-Risk OB Nurse Coordinator
Molly Killion began her nursing career on an adult general medicine unit. Since 2000, she has been practicing in high-risk obstetrics. Molly received a BSN degree from the University of San Francisco and an MS from the University of California, San Francisco. In 2008 she became the Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Birth Center where she worked with a population who grew both in numbers and acuity and helped coordinate moving the service to a new hospital. In 2018, she transitioned her role to outpatient as the High Risk OB Program Nurse Coordinator where she has been able to refocus her primary role on patient care including women with medically complex conditions such as diabetes, placenta accreta spectrum disorders and cardiac disease. In 2019, she became a Certified Diabetes Educator.