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Comprehensive Care Models in Cirrhosis Related Ascites: Combining a Paracentesis with an Office Visit to Improve Outcomes

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Contact Hour(s): 1.0

Non-Member Price: $10.00

ARIN member price: FREE

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This webinar will take place live on November 17, 2021 at 3:00 pm ET. The recording will be available following the live presentation. 

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology of cirrhosis related ascites
  2. List three tenants of cirrhosis related ascites management
  3. Discuss the nursing role related to cirrhosis related ascites
  4. List three benefits of a comprehensive care model in cirrhosis related ascites care
  5. Discuss one strategy that could be implemented in your current role to strengthen the multidisciplinary team

Presenter: Whitney Steinmetz, DNP, FNP

Whitney Steinmetz earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors, Magana Cum Laude, at the University of Arizona. She worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the MICU prior to earning her master’s degree from the University of Maryland, where she graduate Magna Cum Laude and was the first recipient of the Excellence in Family Nurse Practitioner Award and Sigma Theta Tau Master’s Student scholarship. She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Johns Hopkins University and graduate Magna Cum Laude with a scholarly project about collaborative care model in cirrhosis-related ascites. She has worked in primary care, internal medicine and gastroenterology/hepatology in a diverse range of healthcare systems ranging from large academic teaching centers to community health clinics. Dr. Steinmetz has a passion for quality improvement and improving access to care.

In her free time, when she is not being a mother of two dragons, she enjoys travelling, hiking, running, rappelling and yoga.

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Accreditation for this course is pending, and will be valid until October, 2023.