Author: Schuiling, K.

Demographic Profiles of Certified Nurse–Midwives, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and Nurse Practitioners: Reflections on Implications for Uniform Education and Regulation

There is wide variability in regulatory authority, basic education requirements, and titling for nurses in advanced practice roles, that is, certified nurse–midwives (CNMs), certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), and nurse practitioners (NPs). There is current advocacy for a common identity for advanced practice nurses (APNs), including uniform entry into practice requirements (the doctor of nursing […]

Factors that Influence Midwives to Serve as Preceptors: An American College of Nurse-Midwives Survey

Introduction: Projected shortages in the primary care workforce underlie a need for more women’s health care providers. In order to prepare more midwives to address this deficit, educators require additional clinical placement sites for students. The purpose of this study was to determine factors that influence practicing midwives to serve as preceptors. Methods: An e-mail invitation to […]