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Gestational Diabetes Webinar – Updates in Perinatal Care, Treatment, and Patient Education

June 30, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Topic: Gestational Diabetes – Updates in Perinatal Care
Time: Jun 30, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
ZOOM Link: Will be emailed to participants on June 29th

Casey Street, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, is currently working as a family nurse practitioner in the maternal-fetal medicine clinic at WVU Medicine. She graduated from West Virginia University with a BSN in 2008 and an MSN in 2012. She worked in rural primary care practices in Wetzel, Tyler, and Marion counties in West Virginia from 2012-2016 and in urgent care from 2016-2017. Casey started working in the maternal-fetal medicine clinic in 2017; she has a special interest in caring for pregnant patients with diabetes, hypertensive disorders, obesity, and cardiovascular conditions. In her spare time, Casey enjoys reading, running, and watching her daughters play softball and volleyball. She lives in Morgantown with her husband, Randy, and their 3 daughters.

Target Audience: Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, and Physicians


Learning Outcomes

1. List screening methods for gestational diabetes and how to interpret results

2. Discuss the physiology of gestational diabetes

3. Describe potential maternal and fetal risks of gestational diabetes

4. Provide educational material to patients about blood glucose monitoring, goal blood glucose values, dietary recommendations, and options for medication therapy

5. Formulate a plan for care for patients with gestational diabetes, including medication management

Disclosure: All those in a position to control content have indicated they have no relevant interests to disclose.

This continuing education activity has been provided by the West Virginia University School of Nursing for 1.2 contact hours. The West Virginia University School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, Legislative Rule § 19CSR11-4 under provider number 50-26086.


June 30, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm