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Instructor Calls Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women’s Health, Fourth Edition “the best ‘guidelines book’ of its kind for midwifery”

We just received some fantastic instructor feedback for Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women’s Health, Fourth Edition by Nell L. Tharpe, Cindy L. Farley, and Robin G. Jordan. Have a look! “Excellent—I love the complementary and alternative measures, particularly … Continue reading

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Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition Arrives on CourseSmart

Great news! Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Carolyn L. Gegor, and Helen Varney is now available as a CourseSmart eBook. The highly anticipated Fifth Edition includes: New chapters on … Continue reading

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Official Birth Announcement: Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition

The wait is over! We just published Varney’s Midwifery, Fifth Edition by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Carolyn L. Gegor, and Helen Varney. The gold standard for midwives and students, it features new … Continue reading

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It’s National Midwifery Week

Midwives, this is your week! Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care, National Midwifery Week encourages midwives, their colleagues, friends, clients, and partners to raise awareness on the significant impact midwives … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Celebrates National Midwifery Week and the Fundamental Significance of Women’s Health

Last week, National Midwifery Week celebrated midwives and midwifery practice across the nation. Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to support and recognize their members, National Midwifery Week seeks to raise public awareness with the theme, “Our Moment … Continue reading

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New CourseSmart eBook: Professional Issues in Midwifery

Professional Issues in Midwifery by Lynette A. Ament is now available as a CourseSmart eBook. According to Linda A. Graf, APN, CNM, RNC, MSN DePaul University Department of Nursing, “This book makes me proud to say that I am a … Continue reading

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New MA Law: Nurse-Midwives Granted Prescription Writing

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation expanding the medical authority of nurse-midwives. The new law allows midwives to write prescriptions as well as order and interpret tests and therapeutics. Governor Patrick said that the law will also … Continue reading

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Instructors already “Love it, love it, love it.”

The new edition of Women’s Gynecologic Health has only been out a short time, but Jane F. Houston DNP, CNM from UF College of Nursing has summed up what we knew would be the reaction, “Love it, love it, love … Continue reading

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Find out why our readers “love the WHNP certification exam books”

Aimee Holland, MSN, CRNP at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently told us, “I love the WHNP certification exam books and recommend them to the WHNP students I help teach at UAB. So far, every student that has utilized … Continue reading

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Singer Erykah Badu: Future Midwife

According to the Toronto Sun, soul singer Erykah Badu is working towards a certification in midwifery. Previously, she became a birth doula after helping her friend through a natural birth. The Sun reports that, “Badu, who provides all of her … Continue reading

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