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.
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More specifically, the nurse-midwifery students that volunteer to serve as coordinators of the Shade Tree Clinic Early Pregnancy Program (STEPP) have the opportunity to foster and grow nursing leadership skills while also providing needed care to a vulnerable population.
Graduate Josephine Jarbo of the Nurse-Midwifery Program was honored for performing the highest number of live deliveries (232) over a period of 18 months while a female graduate from the Medical Laboratory Technology Program, received the most discipline student award.
She earned a masters in nursing, nurse-midwifery at Oregon Health & Science University.
Thus, in 1939, Breckinridge opened her own nurse-midwifery school, which today is known as Frontier Nursing University, 77 years later.
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.
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.
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.
Meanwhile, PeaceHealth planners have been talking to city planners about building a homelike nurse-midwifery birthing center near River-Bend.
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.