certified nurse midwife


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certified nurse midwife

Nurse midwife Obstetrics A registered state-licensed registered nurse who, by virtue of added knowledge and skill gained through an organized program of study and clinical experience, is qualified to manage the care of women and/or newborns during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods, and to provide expressly limited well-woman health care. See Midwife.
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A CHILD WAS DELIVERED by a certified nurse midwife at a birthing center.
Certified nurse midwife" is defined as an individual licensed as a registered nurse pursuant to the Nursing Practice Act and by DOH as a certified nurse midwife.
She graduated from TTU in 2001, and continued on at Vanderbilt University for her Master's degree where she graduated in 2002 and became a Certified Nurse Midwife.
Currently there are four recognized Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) roles: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), and Nurse Practitioner (NP).
After 28 years in women's health, 18 years as a Certified Nurse Midwife, I have found that women in labor want the best possible care they can get; the size, color and gender of the provider are secondary.
Provide title protection for APRN and the four practice roles that are included under APRN: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner.
CUTLINE: From left, 19-month-old Holden Breck, his mother Jennifer Breck, certified nurse midwife Maribeth Wallace-Hall of Northboro and 3-month-old Hadley Breck are seen at Medical City in Worcester.
A certified nurse midwife (CNM) is an advanced practice nurse, who provides primary health care to women throughout the entire lifespan, with a special emphasis on reproductive health.
Leigh Wood is a certified nurse midwife who has delivered babies in Bamberg SC since 1982.
The authors searched PubMed, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, and Proquest databases for each APN group: NP, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife (CNM), and certified registered nurse anesthetist.
Certified Nurse Midwife Kelly was a registered nurse certified in midwifery in 1989.
PeaceHealth's former birth center, the Nurse Midwifery Birth Center in Eugene, was home to 15 to 18 births monthly and that number should grow given that the new center is larger, said Michele Peters-Carr, a PeaceHealth certified nurse midwife.

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