certified nurse-midwife


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cer·ti·fied nurse-mid·wife (CNM),

(ser'ti-fīd nĕrs'-mid'wīf),
A registered nurse with at least a master's degree in nursing and advanced education in the management of the entire maternity cycle. Achieved through an organized program of study and national testing by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
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cer·ti·fied nurse-mid·wife

(sĕr'ti-fīd nŭrs mid'wīf)
A registered nurse who holds at least a master's degree in nursing and advanced levels of education in the management of maternity. Certification is achieved through an organized program of study and national testing by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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