nurse midwife(redirected from Certifed nurse midwife)
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a registered nurse qualified by advanced education and clinical experience in obstetric and neonatal care and certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. The nurse midwife manages the perinatal care of women having a normal pregnancy, labor, and childbirth. See also certified nurse-midwife.
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A registered nurse who has completed specialized theory and clinical courses in obstetrics and gynecology and is certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. The nurse midwife's practice includes providing primary obstetrical, neonatal, and preventive gynecological care to essentially healthy women and their normal newborns, usually in collaboration with an obstetrician-gynecologist.
See also: nurse
nurse mid·wife(nŭrs midwīf)
A registered nurse who specializes in midwifery; in some governmental jurisdictions, requires additional training and special licensure.