Posts Tagged ‘Nurse-Midwifery’

Why Midwives Are Fast Becoming More Popular Than OBGYNs

March 6, 2018

Many women are simply unaware that they can seek primary care from a midwife. “Midwives in general are huge patient advocates, and throughout the health care system, they bump into areas where women are not getting their needs met,” Julia Phillippia, CNM and assistant professor at VUSN. Midwives are fast becoming an effective primary and reproductive health care…

School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery and DNP students pinned at program completion

January 22, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Nurse-Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice students with pinning ceremonies that marked the completion of their programs in December. The Nurse-Midwifery students received VUSN nursing pins in accordance with a nursing profession tradition started by Florence Nightingale. The DNP graduates received guards to wear with their previously earned…

Careers in Nursing: An Interview with VUSN Alum, Addie Graham, Nurse-Midwife

December 4, 2017

When you think of a nurse-midwife, you may think that they just help delivery babies (not that this isn’t a crucial and exceptionally important part of their jobs). But they really do so much more.

VUSN researcher receives career development award to study team-based maternity care

November 29, 2017

Julia Phillippi, PhD, MSN’99, CNM, FACNM, has received a K08 Career Development Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Phillippi, a Vanderbilt University School of Nursing assistant professor and certified nurse-midwife, will use the three-year, $399,374 mentored award to conduct a randomized trial…

VUSN-managed midwifery clinics add primary care for women

October 31, 2017

Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women’s health services.

Nurse-midwifery alumna Clare Storck catches milestone babies

August 30, 2017

Clare Storck, MSN ’10, was born to be a midwife of legend—and not just because of that name. “I’ve always loved babies and pregnant people,” Storck said.