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!
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.
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.”
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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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.
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."
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
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
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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