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NZSSD webinar series DiP

15 Aug 2021

The DiP webinar is 1 September, registrations close 27 August, open to all NZSSD members

The Diabetes in Pregnancy Special Interest Group welcomes you to an online study session: 

Wednesday 1st September 2021 4pm – 6pm 
This session will include two topics: 
Aotearoa Models of Care of Past, Present and Future with a MultiDisciplinary Team Perspective: Obstetrician, Dietitian, Endocrinology, Lead Maternity Carer, Nurse Specialist, Midwife, Specialists

Tips and Tricks for DiP: Preconception, During, Postnatal Experiences through COVID Lockdown Including development of resources 

About the Speakers: 
  • Diane Selves, RGN, RM, is a Diabetes Midwife Specialist for CMDHB. She started with the Diabetes in Pregnancy service in 2014. 
  • Nikola Whyte, RN, BHSc (Midwifery), RM, BA (Langs) Nikola retrained as a midwife in 2010 in Auckland. She is a Diabetes Specialist midwife and has worked in the Diabetes in Pregnancy service at CMH since July 2017. 
  • Helen Tippler RN, CNS, is clinical nurse specialist in diabetes at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board. She has a special interest in diabetes in pregnancy. 
  • Stacey Foster BSc (Nursing), BSc (Midwifery), PG cert Midwifery, until recently was the Clinical Midwife Specialist for the Waikato Diabetes in Pregnancy team. She has returned to LMC Midwife practice providing primary care in the community for Hapū Māmā. 
  • Dr Heena Lakhdhir, MBBS, DNB, Dip O&G, FRANZCOG, is the Lead Obstetrician for Diabetes in Pregnancy at Counties Manukau Health with a special interest in high-risk pregnancy, diabetes and pre-term birth. 
  • Tutangi Amataiti – NZRD is a NZ registered dietitian of Cook Island descent, she has worked in the area of diabetes for the last 13 years both here in NZ and the UK. 
  • Dr Rosemary Hall, MBChB, FRACP, PhD is an endocrinologist working in general endocrinology and diabetes at Capital and Coast District Health, where she leads the diabetes in pregnancy clinical service for the Wellington Region. 

Moderators: Dr Rosemary Hall & Elizabeth Lewis-Hills Ngāti Whātua, RN, PGDiP, RN prescriber in diabetes, current Masters Student .
Liz is the current Team lead and Clinical Nurse Specialist for Diabetes in Pregnancy (DiP) in Waikato and Chair of the DiP SIG.

Registrations: webinar registration 
Registrations Close: Friday 27th August 
Costs: Free for NZSSD members (you must still register for the webinar) 
$80 for allied health and nursing/$150 for physicians – this will also entitle you to access member only benefits and future study session for 2021 
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Seminar Presentation: A Zoom Webinar link will be provided to registrants. The webinar will be available on the NZSSD member website AFTER the webinar has occurred. (subject to change)