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  1. Pathway to get to CNM
    There are also direct-entry MSN programs for non-nurses. It's a graduate level program that admits non-nurses with Bachelor's degree. The first year or year and a half of courses is the RN portion,...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  2. Am I doing this ALL wrong?  Resume critique PLEASE!!!
    Simplify, simplify, simplify. I agree with removing the objective statement. Here is how I like resumes organized: Name, RN, BSN, CLC (one glance, they know you're an RN with a BSN, and...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. L&D Stress
    " I know I am new to this specialty and it's a steep learning curve, and I need to give it more time, " Many L&D nurses will say it takes a year, or two! To feel comfortable on the OB unit. ...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Biochem or organic?
    Perhaps it differs among colleges - isn't organic chemistry a prerequisite for biochemistry? I'd stick with organic. Or at least start there.
    Oct 3
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. How did you celebrate passing your boards?
    I bought the shiny new shoes I'd been stalking for months.
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. frontier nursing university class 131
    " Like how many people accepted vs how many people wait listed vs how many people applied" I've seen this question asked - or some variant of this question asked - so I thought I'd take a stab at...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Frontier online program
    Before I started at Frontier, I had the same question about having no L&D experience. A good friend of mine, and FNU grad, told me "go get some L&D experience!!" True, many programs will accept...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. Frontier vs Georgetown CNM
    If you spend some time searching "Frontier" and "Georgetown" on this site you will find lots of candid information about both programs. I'm currently a student at Frontier - though I'm unsure of what...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  9. Georgetown Online Midwife/Women's Health I've heard mixed reviews about Georgetown. Mainly frustration with clinical site placement - or non-placement.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  10. Home-Birth/ Doula Friendly CNM Program
    I understand what you are saying, because what you're looking for is just about exactly what I was looking for when I was first exploring midwifery nurse-midwifery programs 10 years ago. I ended up...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. CNM vs CM?
    I used to be training to be a CPM, I'm now a nurse and a student nurse-midwife. My main reasons for not continuing the CPM program are as follows: 1) Limited scope of practice 2) Lack of safe,...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. Midwife assistant a good plan?
    Before I started nursing school, I took a midwife assistant course at The Farm in Tennessee. It was very good. It won't make much of a difference to you in your nursing studies. But if you are...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. What's the difference between an OB/GYN nurse and a CNM/what's it like?
    When I try to remember what was important to me as a 15-year-old sophomore in High School the gel on the ultrasound question doesn't seem so far out there. In fact, her question is making me miss...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. CNM or OB-GYN?
    "Midwives out there-did you ever consider going to med school?" I did. But medicine and medical school had little appeal to me. I was not focused and driven to "make money." And the medical field...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. Loans for grad school
    I have chosen to go to school part-time. I saved money prior to starting my program so I had tuition money when I started. I work part-to-full time, and I allot money from every paycheck to go to my...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. The current state of advanced practice nursing education - thoughts
    I've been enrolled in a number of advanced practice nursing programs, I've left them because they were woefully inadequate in the realm of academic rigor. At first, I'd thought I'd enrolled in a...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. CNM or OB-GYN?
    This is an odd choice of boards to ask your question "Should I give up my dream and become a nurse-midwife instead?" I have only wanted to be a midwife, and becoming a midwife didn't mean I gave...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  18. CNM Job Prospects/Research
    Many CNMs have to create their positions in new markets. Sometimes this goes swimmingly, other times not. I believe there is market potential and demand for CNMs in the future, but not without a lot...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. CNM VS NP
    And the cost of professional liability insurance premiums.
    Aug 5
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. For Those Who Offer VBAC...
    I work in a small, regional hospital that does not have 24/7 OR staff. Our policy is to have OR staff in house during a TOLAC. I can't imagine (well, I can imagine!) having the OR staff at home...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. The best excuses for positive drug screens
    We cannot test a woman for drugs without her consent. She always has the right to refuse. And I don't live in Colorado. We can - and do - test newborn urine and meconium without parental consent.
    Jul 5
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Aspiring CNM Pre-Nursing Student: BSN route or non-nursing degree to MN/CNM route?
    I can't edit my post- otherwise I would! Thank you mamagui! East Carolina University is in NC. Back to the OP's original question - there are many pathways to becoming a CNM - though none may be...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  23. Aspiring CNM Pre-Nursing Student: BSN route or non-nursing degree to MN/CNM route?
    According to the ACNM website, the following programs have non-nurse entry options or 'direct-entry' options for people with Bachelor's degrees wanting to become an CNM: Pathway Results Case...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. is going straight from ADN to a CNM program a bad idea?
    Taking this route is not much different than graduate entry to RN/MSN/DNP for individuals with non-nursing Bachelor's degrees. It is a very steep learning curve, though. Only you can decide if...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  25. Nurse Midwife Programs - Good job outlook?
    Many opportunities for CNMs need to be created. Many new CNMs started the first midwifery practice in their community hospitals. Yes, there are some jobs for CNMs, but you may have to re-locate for a...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student