nurse-midwifery

nurse-midwifery

 [ners-mid´wi-fer-e]
the independent management of care of essentially normal newborns and women, antepartally, intrapartally, postpartally, and/or gynecologically, occurring within a health care system which provides for medical consultation, collaborative management, or referral.

nurse-midwifery

/nurse-mid·wi·fery/ (-mid´wi-fer-e) the independent management of care of essentially normal newborns and women, antepartally, intrapartally, postpartally, and/or gynecologically, occurring within a health care system which provides for medical consultation, collaborative management, or referral, and is in accord with the functions, standards, and qualifications as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
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She received her BS and MSN from Vanderbilt University, her DrPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a postmaster's certificate in nurse-midwifery from Frontier Nursing University, and a certificate in medical writing and editing from the University of Chicago.
There are 39 nurse-midwifery education programs in the US, and all are graduate programs.
Leona VandeVusse, director of the nurse-midwifery program at Marquette University, has won the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award presented by Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL).
In 1985, Saraswathi Vedam completed an MSc in nurse-midwifery at Yale University and went on to work as a midwife in various settings.
Meanwhile, PeaceHealth planners have been talking to city planners about building a homelike nurse-midwifery birthing center near River-Bend.
The courses are part of the required curriculum for primary care nurse practitioner students and are also taken by most nurse-midwifery students in the master's degree program at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing at Galveston.
These two researchers looked at nearly 1,900 patients at a nurse-midwifery practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The program has since expanded to a master's program in nurse-midwifery.
Claire Westdahl, CNM, MPH, FACNM, is the Director of Nurse-Midwifery within the Emory University School of Medicine.
Breckinridge's dedication, offering the country's first rural-based nurse-midwifery education program.
Holly is currently Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, USA, in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing where she co-directs the nurse-midwifery education programme.
There are currently 50 ACNM accredited nurse-midwifery education programs in the U.