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Midwifery Education Program

Advanced Certificate Program of Study - 7 Semester Option

All students must hold a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, take a basic fetal monitoring course with examination and must hold current certification in neonatal resuscitation (AAP/AHA) prior to taking NRMW 5404 Intrapartum.

First Year

Fall
Course No. Course Title
Credits
NRMW 5205
NRMW 5116
Advanced Pharmacology
Pathophysiology of Acute and Chronic Conditions in Women and Their Primary Care
3
3
  Total Credits
6
Spring
Course No. Course Title
Credits
MIDW 4002
NRMW 5010
Integrated Med. Sciences I *
Professional Issues & Leadership in Midwifery
3 *
3
  Total Credits
3/6 *
Summer
Course No. Course Title
Credits
MIDW 4002 Integrated Med. Sciences I * (If not taken in previous semester.) and/or 3
MIDW 4003 Integrated Med. Sciences II * 3 *
NRMW 5700 Independent Study #
1-3 #
  Total Credits
3/3-9* #

Second Year

Fall
Course No. Course Title
Credits
MIDW 4001
NRMW 5112
NRMW 5113
NRMW 5114
NRMW 5115
Basic Health Skills *
Physical Assessment of Women, Didactic
Physical Assessment of Women, Clinical
Pelvic Assessment of Women, Didactic
Pelvic Assessment of Women, Clinical
3 *
1
1
0.5
0.5
  Total Credits
3-6*
Spring
Course No. Course Title
Credits
NRMW 5009
NRMW 5209
NRMW 5212
NRMW 5213
NRMW 5214
NRMW 5215
Obstetric Pharmacotherapeutics
Medical & Obstetric Complications
Well Woman Gynecology, Didactic
Well Woman Gynecology, Clinical
Antepartum Care, Didactic
Antepartum Care, Clinical
1
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.5
  Total Credits
8.5
Summer
Course No. Course Title
Credits
MIDW 4003 Integrated Med. Sciences II * (If not previously taken.) 3 *
NRMW 5208 Clinical Practicum in Primary Care 1
NRMW 5309 Medical Complications of Pregnancy 1.5
NRMW 5700 Independent Study #
1-3 #
  Total Credits
2.5-5.5/5.5-18.5 * #

Third Year

Fall
Course No. Course Title
Credits
NRMW 5105
NRMW 5104
NRMW 5204
NRMW 5409
Postpartum Care
Neonatology
Intrapartum Care
Obstetric Complications of Pregnancy
1
3
5.5
1.5
  Total Credits
11
Spring
Course No. Course Title
Credits
NRMW 5405 Integration of Clinical Studies
4
  Total Credits
4

Total Credit Allocation for the Program 38/47*


* These courses, or their equivalents, are required only of direct entry students. The credits for these courses are undergraduate level credits and are not included in the number required for the Advanced Certificate or Master's Degree.

# A 1-3 credit independent study (NRMW 5700) may be taken as an elective in any of the first two summer semesters with faculty permission. Credits for these courses are not included in the number required for the Advanced Certificate or Master's Degree.

Advanced Certificate students may elect to take any of the M.S. level courses in addition to these core courses (see Master of Science degree page)