Ruth DuffieldM.S.N., F.N.P., C.W.O.C.N.

Expertise

  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Insurance

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Biography

Ruth has focused her practice in the care of children with gastroenterology support needs. She has pursued further education and training as a wound, ostomy, and continence specialist to support individuals with surgical and/or feeding tube needs.  Ruth enjoys caring for children, especially watching them find their growth potential when feeling well again. In her spare time, Ruth spends time with her husband, reading mystery books, and exploring the beautiful Oregon coast. When she finds time for herself, she likes to quilt, trying out new patterns and fabrics.

Education

  • M.S.N., 1988, Seton Hall University
  • M.S.N., 2015, Gonzaga University
  • Certifications:

    • American Nurses Credentialing Center

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Association