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Midwifery Education Program

Midwifery Certificate and Degree Summary

Advanced Certificate in Midwifery

Curriculum

All students must hold an American Heart Association (AHA) 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. The program of study requires the successful completion of 38 graduate credits, as follows:

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIDW 4001 Basic Health Skills * 3 *
MIDW 4002 Integrated Medical Sciences I * 3 *
MIDW 4003 Integrated Medical Sciences II * 3 *
NRMW 5205 Pharmacology 3
NRMW 5009 Obstetric Pharmacotherapeutics 1
NRMW 5010 Professional Issues & Leadership in Midwifery 3
NRMW 5208 Clinical Practicum in Primary Care 1
NRMW 5104 Neonatology 3
NRMW 5105 Postpartum Care 1
NRMW 5112 Physical Assessment of Women, Didactic 1
NRMW 5113 Physical Assessment of Women, Clinical 1
NRMW 5114 Pelvic Assessment of Women, Didactic 0.5
NRMW 5115 Pelvic Assessment of Women, Clinical 0.5
NRMW 5116 Pathophysiology of Acute and Chronic Conditions in Women and Their Primary Care 3
NRMW 5214 Antepartum Care, Didactic 1.5
NRMW 5215 Antepartum Care, Clinical 1.5
NRMW 5212 Well Woman Gynecology, Didactic 1.5
NRMW 5212 Well Woman Gynecology, Clinical 1.5
NRMW 5404 Intrapartum Care 5.5
NRMW 5405 Integration of Clinical Studies 4
NRMW 5209 Medical & Obstetric Complications 1.5
NRMW 5309 Medical Complications 1.5
NRMW 5409 Obstetric Complications 1.5

* These courses or their equivalents are required only of students who are not registered nurses. The credits for these courses are undergraduate level credits and are not included in the 38 graduate credits required to earn the Advanced Certificate.

Master of Science Degree in Midwifery

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. The program of study requires the successful completion of 50 graduate credits, as follows:

Curriculum

Course No. Course Title Credits
NRMW 5401 Research I * 3
NRMW 5402 Research II * 3
NRMW 5406 Introduction to Teaching * 3
     
NRMW 5403 Health Care Policy and Community Assessment *+ 3
or    
NRMW5302 International Women's Health Care Policy + 3
     
MIDW 4001 Basic Health Skills 3
MIDW 4002 Integrated Medical Sciences I * 3 *
MIDW 4003 Integrated Medical Sciences II * 3 *
NRMW 5205 Pharmacology 3
NRMW 5009 Obstetric Pharmacotherapeutics 1
NRMW 5010 Professional Issues & Leadership in Midwifery 3
NRMW 5208 Clinical Practicum in Primary Care 1
NRMW 5104 Neonatology 3
NRMW 5105 Postpartum Care 1
NRMW 5112 Physical Assessment of Women, Didactic 1
NRMW 5113 Physical Assessment of Women, Clinical 1
NRMW 5114 Pelvic Assessment of Women, Didactic 0.5
NRMW 5115 Pelvic Assessment of Women, Clinical 0.5
NRMW 5108 Primary Health Care of Women 3
NRMW 5214 Antepartum Care, Didactic 1.5
NRMW 5215 Antepartum Care, Clinical 1.5
NRMW 5212 Well Woman Gynecology, Didactic 1.5
NRMW 5212 Well Woman Gynecology, Clinical 1.5
NRMW 5204 Intrapartum Care 5.5
NRMW 5405 Integration of Clinical Studies 4
NRMW 5209 Medical & Obstetric Complications 1.5
NRMW 5309 Medical Complications 1.5
NRMW 5409 Obstetric Complications 1.5

* These courses will be offered via a distance learning modality.
+ Any of these elective courses will meet requirements for the master's degree.