2018 Webinar Series
March of Dimes Training Institute presents
A Day in the Life: Caregiving for a Medically Complex Child
Date and Time: November 9, 2018 at 1:00-2:00 pm, Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Presenter: Nikki (Charisse) Montgomery, M.A., M.Ed., GPAC
- Understand challenges and barriers in complex home care
- Understand the skills and priorities that are important in successful and safe home care
Registration link: https://bit.ly/2CuWvhr
1.25 nursing contact hours will be awarded for full participation in the activity and completion of an evaluation
Nikki (Charisse) Montgomery, M.A., M.Ed., GPAC is an educator, patient advocate, and special education advocate as well as the author of the Super Safe Kids book series. Both her son and her late sister were born with congenital fiber-type disproportion myopathy, a debilitating neuromuscular disease caused by a rare genetic condition. A former educator, Nikki has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English, along with a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, with research focused on informing and empowering parents of medically fragile children. She completed a graduate certificate in Patient Advocacy and serves on the board at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, where she is president of the Patient and Family Partnership Council.
Awarded the honorable mention for the Patients’ View Impact Award presented by the Patients’ View Institute and The Leapfrog Group, Nikki has written for Complex Child magazine and is a contributor to The Mighty, in addition to a blog series called Teachable Moments that she wrote for ProMedica HealthConnect. She is the founder of Madvocator Educational and Healthcare Advocacy Training, a nonprofit that trains families and professionals on educational and healthcare advocacy.