Research Priorities by Strategic Focus
Domain 3: National Advancement of Midwifery
3.1: Full practice authority in all states territories and federal programs
Midwives as primary care providers and integral to the Affordable Care Act.
The outcomes of care when midwives have full practice autonomy
3.3 Strategic Communications
Women?s decision-making processes on choice of providers during pregnancy and birth
Women?s decision-making processes about healthcare procedures and interventions
3.4 Diversification and Inclusion
Identify barriers to and opportunities for the development of a diverse midwifery workforce
Innovate ways to prepare more midwife providers especially from diverse and underrepresented groups
3.5 Quality and Safety
Grow the evidence base on the midwifery model of care and translate it into specific practices
Research linkages between midwifery care practices and specific maternal and neonatal outcomes e.g. out of hospital birth
Women?s health inequities and disparities.
3.6 Accurate Data
A systematic approach to collecting clinical practice data across the membership
Domain 4: Global Health
International maternal-child health issues such as safe motherhood
The work of midwives globally.
Domain 5: Organizational Capacity
ACNM needs to take lead in research on women?s health and maternity care
Opportunities to collaborate on research with other professional organizations
Study & disseminate successful interprofessional collaborations, including research on productive teams, to enhance financial efficiency
Explore and develop policy research relevant to the goals of ACNM.
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