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 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.
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.
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.
Claire Westdahl, CNM, MPH, FACNM, is the Director of Nurse-Midwifery within the Emory University School of Medicine.
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.
There are currently 50 ACNM accredited nurse-midwifery education programs in the U.