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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”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2014 10:54:49 AM

    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!

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    Topics: midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, acnm, american college of nurse-midwives, Review, Robin G. Jordan, midwifery, Midwives Alliance of North America, Cindy L. Farley, MANA

    Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition Arrives on CourseSmart

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 31, 2013 11:11:15 AM

    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.

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    Topics: midwifery, Carolyn L. Gegor, Helen Varney, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Mary C. Brucker, Tekoa L. King, Varney's Midwifery, midwifery

    Official Birth Announcement: Varney's Midwifery, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 15, 2013 11:30:56 AM

    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 chapters describing the profession of midwifery, reproductive physiology, clinical genetics, and support for women in labor.

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    Topics: midwifery, New Edition, Carolyn L. Gegor, Helen Varney, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer O. Fahey, Mary C. Brucker, Tekoa L. King, Varney's Midwifery, midwifery, Women's Health

    It's National Midwifery Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 8, 2013 2:55:44 PM

    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 have in the lives of women every day. This year's theme is “Midwives Make a Difference.”

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    Topics: midwifery, acnm, american college of nurse-midwives, Carolyn L. Gegor, Helen Varney, Jan M. Kriebs, Jenifer Fahey, Mary C. Brucker, National Midwifery Week, Tekoa L. King, midwifery

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 18, 2012 1:16:08 PM

    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 of Truth™: A New Understanding of Midwifery Care.”

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    Topics: Award, midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, New Edition, women's health, acnm, Affordable Care Act, american college of nurse-midwives, Cindy Farley, Frances E. Likis, Kerri Durnell Schuiling, National Midwifery Week, Robin G. Jordan, Well-Woman care, midwifery, Women's Health

    New CourseSmart eBook: Professional Issues in Midwifery

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 1, 2012 12:46:28 PM

    Professional Issues in Midwifery by Lynette A. Ament is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.

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    Topics: midwifery, acnm, adult nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, Lynette A. Ament, midwife training, midwifery, midwives, pediatric nurse practitioner, women's health nurse pracitioner, midwife, nurse midwife

    New MA Law: Nurse-Midwives Granted Prescription Writing

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 15, 2012 2:19:52 PM

    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 increase access to nurse-midwifery care for more women in Massachusetts.

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    Topics: midwifery, Massachusetts midwife, midwifery, becoming a midwife, midwife, nurse midwife, Women's Health

    Instructors already "Love it, love it, love it."

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 15, 2012 1:44:46 PM

    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 it."

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    Topics: New Edition, women's health, New Text, nurse practitioner, nursing, nursing practice, midwifery, Nurse Practitioner, obstetrics and gynecology, childbirth, health woman, health women, International Journal of Childbirth, Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, Recently Published, Women's Health

    Find out why our readers "love the WHNP certification exam books"

    Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2012 3:06:44 PM

    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 them has passed their WHNP certification exam. Thanks so much for your help in recommending them!"

    Need the perfect guides to help you or your students pass the WHNP certification exam?

    Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Second Edition is a comprehensive review designed specifically for those preparing to take the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) or the National Certification Corporation (NCC) Women's Health Nurse Practitioner certification exams. Completely revised and updated, it offers new questions in each chapter and contains more than 600 sample test questions representative of questions found on the examinations.

    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-1500-0 | Paperback | 380 pages
    © 2011

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    Topics: midwifery, nursing practice, whnp, women's health nurse practitioner, certified midwives, certified nurse midwife, midwife nurse, midwifery, midwives, Nurse Practitioner, women health, becoming a midwife, how to become a midwife, nurse midwife, Women's Health

    Singer Erykah Badu: Future Midwife

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 6, 2011 5:33:46 PM

    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 services for free, has since become a spokeswoman for the International Center for Traditional Childbearing and she is now aiming to get her professional certification so she can open birthing centres in inner cities in the future.”

    Are you studying to become a midwife too? These Jones & Bartlett Learning titles will help:

    Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Second Edition
    Beth M. Kelsey, EdD, WHNP, Assistant Professor, Ball State University; Board of Directors, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-1500-0 | Paperback | 380 pages | © 2011

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    Topics: midwifery, nurse practitioner, midwifery, Nurse Practitioner, doula, midwife

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