Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Midwifery Students Reach Across the Pond: A US-UK Short-Term Study Abroad Experience

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Developing a Short-Term Study Abroad Experience Cindy L. Farley, CNM, PhD, FACNM, is an Associate Professor in the Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner programs of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at Georgetown University....

Health History Skills Development for Interprofessional Learners in Transgender and Non-Binary Populations

Faculty and simulation educators developed a partnership with a community clinic that provides gender-affirming medical care to transgender and nonbinary people. The clinic developed a simulation for midwifery and women’s health nurse practitioner students...

Preceptors’ Pointers: How to be a Culturally Sensitive Preceptor.

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Q: I’ll soon be precepting a student who is very different from me culturally. How do I establish a relationship with her that is culturally sensitive and minimize the potential for conflicts or misunderstandings? A: I would meet...

Notes from the Field: Malawi #1 (Global Understanding)

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This column is the first of four from Malawi and illustrates one of the ACNM Global Health Competencies. If you are interested in submitting a Notes from the Field column, please read the instructions...

Midwifery Burnout and the Importance of Work-Life Balance

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I can remember exactly when I hit a wall and said I need a change in my life. I had been doing home births for three days in a row and just got home to...

Preceptors’ Pointers: When is a Midwife Ready to be a Preceptor?

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Q: When is a new midwife ready to be a good preceptor? How much experience should she or he have? A: In my first job as a new graduate, I was permitted to practice on my own...

Creating and Sustaining Midwifery Data Collection for Quality Improvement and Research

OB resident passing comment: “The midwives have a high rate of third- and fourth-degree lacerations”Another OB resident: “I can’t believe your c/s rate is only 13%, I thought it was much higher given my...

Improve immunization rates in the families you care for: ACNM has resources and a...

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The data on the safety and efficacy of vaccines continues to grow. Despite this, vaccine hesitancy is on the rise. Social media have provided an easy way for those opposed to vaccines to spread...

Preceptors’ Pointers: Will Precepting Affect My Clinic Productivity?

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Q: I’m thinking about precepting a midwifery student. The catch is that I’m worried that precepting will slow me down and negatively affect my clinic productivity. Thoughts? A: This is a common response and can be a...

Midwives Made a Movie About Circumcision

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“If your baby is male, are you planning a circumcision?” How often do you ask some version of that question in your prenatal visits? How do you feel about asking the question? Is it a...