Elizabeth Weedin, DO, presented the January Olson Center Brown Bag:  "Turning Up the Volume on Infertility - Identifying and Facilitating Efficient and Effective Care."

Upcoming webinar on February 14, 2023: Olson Center and UNMC College of Nursing present ‘The wonderful world of the placenta’

Lynda K. Harris, PhD is an associate professor for the Department of OB-GYN at UNMC. Dr. Harris will present “The Wonderful World of the Placenta: How it Works, What Can Go Wrong and Using Nanomedicines to Fix It” on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at noon. This webinar is part of the Olson Center for Women’s Health and UNMC College of Nursing webinar series.

Dr. Harris will discuss the placental structure and function in humans. She will explain how a poorly functioning placenta can cause pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction and stillbirth. She will also analyze the risks involved in using medicines during pregnancy while exploring approaches to help reduce these risks.

This is a free event and is open to the community. Nursing credit is available at no cost. Register through Zoom. If you have questions, please reach out to Courtney Smith at courtneyl.smith@unmc.edu or 402.559.6618.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Olson Center for Women’s Health. University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team. The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hour. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity. Course ID: 23OL00072.


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