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Completing Midwifery School and Transitioning Into the First Year of Practice

By Stephanie Tillman, CNM, MSN I am so thankful to have been invited to participate in this year’s ACNM Student Issues Section (SIS) as a new graduate member. One of the main reasons I joined the SIS is to work toward finding the most effective ways to help students optimize training in the last semesters of midwifery school and transition to the first year of practice. Since January of this year I have been serving that purpose by writing for Midwife Connection. Through my blog series “...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 10/29/2013 1:58:53 PM
 

ACNM Launches Second Annual Our Moment of Truth Report on Women’s Health

by Ginger Breedlove, CNM, PhD, FACNM, ACNM President As ACNM’s Our Moment of Truth campaign moves into its second year, we’re excited to announce the launch of a report showcasing findings from our new national survey on women’s perceptions of their health services. The responses we received from more than 1200 women across the United States may surprise you. They show that despite the broad range of birth control options available, women generally do not feel knowledgeable about the dif...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 10/10/2013 11:22:41 AM
 

The Latent Phase: Mind the Gap

By Stephanie Tillman, CNM, MSN Wondering what final experiences to squeeze in before being sent out on your own? Here’s a starter list of opportunities to ask your instructors and mentors for so it’s easier for you to bridge the gap between student and independent provider. In my final months of midwifery training, I decided I needed to step up my game. I couldn’t quite put my finger on what they were, but I knew there must be a few hidden gaps in the transition from advanced student t...

Posted By Barbra Elenbaas | 10/8/2013 6:14:47 PM
 
 

 

 



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