Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 2 | Lecture: b | Slide: 11
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Health Professionals The People in Health Care
Lecture:Nursing Professionals Non-clinical IT/Informatics Roles for Clinicians Effects of Changing Care Models on Clinicians
Slide content:Nurse Midwives Education Postgraduate or graduate program Must have a BSN to become a certified nurse midwife Training Most include courses in advanced practice nursing (physical diagnosis, pharmacology, pathophysiology) Clinical course and practice in ante-, intra-, and postpartum care and care of the newborn 11
Slide notes:A BSN is required to become a certified nurse midwife, and most complete a masters degree in nursing. Training entails courses in advanced practice nursing, including pharmacology, pathophysiology [path-oh- fiz - ee - ol -uh- jee ], and physical diagnosis. Nurse midwife certification requires course work in antepartum [ an -tee- pahr - tuhm ] care (prenatal or before delivery), intrapartum [ in - truh - pahr -tuhm ] care (during delivery), and postpartum [post- pahr - tuhm ] care (after delivery). It also involves clinical course work and training in the routine care of womens health. 11