Birth Center Focused NRP Provider Training Faculty

Lead Course Faculty

Julie MoonJulie Moon, MS, CNM

Julie is a Certified Nurse Midwife and NRP instructor who is passionate about training birth center midwives in high quality, birth center focused NRP.  She has been an NRP instructor for more than 20 years, and for the past six years has focused on how to effectively teach and perform neonatal resuscitation in an out of hospital setting.  She has worked with birth centers across Alaska, as well as med-flight transport teams and EMS programs to continue to refine NRP with limited numbers of staff and unique resources and settings.  She is excited to be bringing what she has learned, in collaboration with other NRP instructors, to midwives and birth centers across the nation.

Olga RyanOlga Ryan, RN, MS-NL

Olga has been an NRP instructor for more than 20 years and has been teaching NRP in the out-of-hospital birth setting since 2006.  She is an experienced birth center leader having served as manager of the El Rio Birth & Women’s Health Center for 10 years and more recently as the director of Babymoon Inn, LLC in Tucson, AZ. She is a Vice-Chairperson with the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers and has been a member of AABC’s Standards Committee. Olga has served in nursing leadership positions in a variety of perinatal units since 1994, with a special interest in process improvement projects.