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  1. Making the Most of a Working Christmas
    My favorite way to get through working a holiday that always helps everyone on the unit stay cheered up? POTLUCK!!!!!
    Dec 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. CPM to CNM
    You actually don't have to be an L&D nurse to be a CNM. I struggled with the idea, and then decided against it. The hospital where I wanted to work, because it would help me pay for my master's...
    Dec 18
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  3. The Mama Sherpas?
    I have heard about it and I'm excited to see it. That's so cool that your practice was featured! Above poster, it's a documentary, not a TV show.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  4. Distance required for midwives
    Yes, I found it very informative as well. Still have a lot of work ahead of us!
    Dec 6
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Distance required for midwives
    I don't know of any states that have regulations stating how far a birth center may be from a hospital. I could be wrong, but I doubt it. Also bear in mind that there are AABC-accredited birth...
    Dec 5
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. Do you believe that socioeconomics and educations are biggest factors?
    I grew up in this area, and all I can say is agreed x 1000! I work in the Bronx now, and 95% of my patients are lovely and appreciative of their care (granted, I am a midwife, not an ED RN). I...
    Dec 2
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Does abortion play a role?
    Do you really feel that that is a midwife's sole role, attending women through pregnancy?
    Nov 23
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. Why so reluctant to give pain meds?
    Agree 100% with Esme12. I have never really understood why some nurses do not understand pain control and feel that giving anyone narcotics will make them an addict. Esme, they gave you a hard...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Starting a (hopefully) fruitful career!
    I would definitely stick with the OB job you accepted, since it includes NICU experience.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Does abortion play a role?
    Not to derail, but thank you cayenne06 for that link! I've searched many times for that exact info and for some reason have never been able to find it.
    Nov 15
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Are these things a CNM would do?
    How is this NOT intolerant? How? I'm sorry if you're disappointed in people's responses. The OP asked for advice about the real world of midwifery. I'm a practicing midwife and a member of...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Are these things a CNM would do?
    If you view my posts in this thread as attacking, you are extraordinarily sensitive. Stating that straights parents are better inherently means that gay parents are lacking. Lesser. Suboptimal. ...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. Are these things a CNM would do?
    Actually, that's exactly what homophobia is---gay people are lesser humans than straight people.
    Nov 12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  14. Are these things a CNM would do?
    Homophobia should be respected?
    Nov 12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. Are these things a CNM would do?
    This is simply untrue. Midwifery, as stated by the ACNM, is about caring for women throughout their lifespan--adolescent health, well woman GYN, pre-conception, pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum,...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. Are these things a CNM would do?
    Ok then, no to the latter.
    Nov 10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  17. Are these things a CNM would do?
    I'm going to be honest with you, and I don't care if you completely dismiss me. It's very tough to find a position as a new grad midwife right now. Admissions are at record high levels at midwifery...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. Are these things a CNM would do?
    Philosophy of Care This is the philosophy of midwifery care put forth by the American College of Nurse Midwives. If you do not feel that you could uphold this philosophy for ALL women who come to...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. California Guidelines...
    No, to call yourself a midwife you need to go through a master's program specifically for midwifery. It is a separate type of advanced practice nursing, different from NPs, CRNAs, etc. Once you...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. What state is best to practice midwifery?
    I just came across this PowerPoint from ACNM regarding state practice environments. Hopefully you can access it. ...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  21. California Guidelines...
    Well, you need to graduate from an accredited program. Then pass the boards. After you do this you apply for and receive your certification and state license.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  22. California Guidelines...
    It is true in every state. No state requires a midwife (or an NP, for that matter) to have a DNP.
    Oct 19
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  23. How old were you/how long did it take?
    My current (and first) job was open a couple of months before I graduated. It was at the hospital where I did my intrapartum clinical, and my preceptor told me about it (I made it a point to keep in...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. Less than one year in...
    Hi klone, I do 2 8-hour days in the clinic, and 2 12-hour shifts per week in L&D. I just work at a really busy site because right before I started my job, they closed L&D at the hospital where I...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  25. Doctor or Dockworker?
    I think I've been waiting ever since I saw that movie about 10 years ago, for the perfect situation to be able to say "I DON'T RECALL ASKING YOU A ******* THING!" with as much venom as Jules does in...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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