Removing the Mystery Around Bioimpedance: Moving Towards a New Standard of Care will be presented by Sheila Ridner Ph.D., RN, FAAN, MSN, MSHSA, BSN, on Thursday, August 23, at 11am EDT (10am CDT, 9am MDT, 8am PDT).
Dr. Ridner will discuss the history of bioimpedance and provide updates on the newest applications of the technology for lymphedema measurement. Current integration of bioimpedance as a prospective measure for newly diagnosed patients with breast cancer in clinical settings will also be covered.
Dr. Sheila Ridner is the Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of Nursing at VUSN. She received her PhD in Nursing Science from Vanderbilt University in 2003 and completed her Postdoctoral Oncology Nursing Fellowship in 2005, also at Vanderbilt. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2000, and her Masters of Health Services Administration from the College of St. Francis Graduate School in Joliet, Illinois in 1988. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky in 1978 and was a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Dr. Ridner has an extensive background in symptom management, oncology, psych/mental health and substance abuse, healthcare administration, and quality improvement.
To join us, simply visit the event page on August 23 at 11am EDT (10am CDT, 9am MDT, 8am PDT).