Nurse-Midwifery

NM and NM/FNP Schedule

Nurse Midwifery (NM) and Nurse Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner (NM/FNP)

VUSN reserves the right through its established procedures to change this schedule as course requirements dictate.

For questions contact Specialty Director Julia Phillipi or by phone at: 615-343-2683

Please Note: The dates on this block schedule are for FULL TIME students. PART TIME students may not be required to be in class for the full block.

2019 - 2020

First Year Specialty Student Schedule

Fall 2019

Date Time Course Location

Orientation week

Monday, August 19

 

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM New Student Orientation
MSN Specialty Level (BSN & MSN entry)
See orientation schedule.
Tuesday, August 20 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM New Student Orientation See orientation schedule.
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  VUSN orientation for all NM students Student Life Center
  4:00 PM – 5:30 PM  Meet with NM Faculty  
  5:30 PM – 6:00 PM  6805 orientation  
Wednesday, August 21 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM 6805  
   10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  6811  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM   6810  
  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  6805 Lab  100 Oaks Clinic
Thursday, August 22 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6010

 

 

 

  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6011 Orientation  
Friday, August 23 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM 6812  
Monday, August 26 6:00 – 9:00 PM Optional Chili Dinner
With 2nd years
Phillippi house

Regular Weekly Schedule

Mondays, Aug 26 – Dec 2 10:00 AM -12:00 PM 6812  
  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM  6811  
Tuesdays, Aug 27  –  Dec 3*
(6805 & 6011L do not meet the entire semester; there is one clinical day after check offs w/date TBA)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

6011L  

 

 

 

 

 

  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  6810  
  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 6805*  100 Oaks Clinic
Thursdays, Aug 28 – Dec 5 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6010  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  6011  
Friday, September 20 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6011L Check offs CELA – 4th Floor Light Hall
Friday, October 11 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM 6011 – MUTA lab CELA – 4th Floor Light Hall
Wednesday, December 4 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Lunch with 2nd years
(1st years host)
Wednesday, December 4

*There is NO class on Labor Day, September 2 or during the week of Thanksgiving, November 25-29.

Second Year Specialty Schedule

Fall 2019

Fall 2019

Date Time Course Location
Monday, August 26 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Summer debrief NA 162
  9:30 AM – 12:00 PM 6895 NA 162 
  1:00PM – 4:00 PM 6841  
  4:00PM - 6:00pm 6805  
  6:00 – 9:00 PM Optional Chili Dinner with 1st year NM students  Phillippi house
Tuesday, August 27 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6841  
  1:00PM – 4:00 PM 6841  
Wednesday, August 28 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

6895

 

 
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6841  
Thursday, August 29 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6841  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6841  
  4:00pm  Class Photo VUSN Atrium
  5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Honoring of Hands  
Friday, Aug 31 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6841  
Tuesday, Sept 3 - Friday, Nov 15*

Clinical at assigned site *May extend if needed by student learning needs

Thursday November 21 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6841 Online
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6841  
Friday, November 22 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

6841

 

Online
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6895  

November 25-29– Thanksgiving Break for those who have completed clinical.

Monday, December 2 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6895 Comp. Exam  
Tuesday, December 3 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Sim with MTSA Middle TN Anesthesia School
  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6895 debrief  
Wednesday, December 4 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6895 Comp. Re-take  
  2:00 PM – 4:00PM  Lunch with 1st year NM students  
  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6555/6585 – Dual students  
  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Individual conferences w/faculty & specialty director (non-dual only)   
Thursday, December 5 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM 6895 Exam Review  
  1:00 PM – 5:00PM  Individual conferences w/faculty and specialty director  
Friday, December 6 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM Individual conferences w/faculty & specialty director  
  4:00 PM  Pinning!  

Textbooks

FALL 2019

Course Name Instructor Required Materials Recommended Materials
6010: Pathophysiologic Concepts Travis Dunlap & Melissa Glassford McCance, K. L., & Huether, S. E. (2018). Pathophysiology. The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (8th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN‐13: 9780323583473

Guyton, A. C., & Hall, J. E. Textbook of medical physiology (13th ed.). Elsevier 9781455770052

Seeley's Anatomy and physiology (12th ed.). Boston: McGraw‐Hill. 9781260399073

Rapid review anatomy reference guide (4th ed.) Skokie, IL: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 9781496391605

6011: Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Reasoning Melissa Smith & Carol Ziegler

BICKLEY, L. (2017). BATES' GUIDE TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATION. (12TH ED.) LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS. ISBN-13: 978-1469893419; ISBN-10: 146989341X

FERRI, F. (2019).  FERRI'S BEST TEST: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LABORATORY MEDICINE AND DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING. (4TH ED.).  SAUNDERS. ISBN-13: 978-0323511407; E-ISBN:  978-0323527521.

NOVEY, D. RAPID ACCESS GUIDE TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (2014) (2ND ED. 3RD REPRINT). MEDICAL MEDIA SYSTEMS. ISBN-13: 978-0991216505.
*Note: Make sure to purchase the Novey text either from the VU Bookstore or directly from the publisher: Medical Media Systems https://www.medicalmedia
systems.com
You will find it for $1,000 on Amazon and it is only $55 through the sources listed above.*

SULLIVAN, D. (2018). GUIDE TO CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION (3RD ED).  F.A. DAVIS COMPANY. (TO BE PUBLISHED AUG. 2018)

NURSE PRACTITIONER PRESCRIBING REFERENCE (NPPR).  AVAILABLE AS SMART PHONE/ TABLET APPLICATION OR FREE WEB-ACCESS AT WWW.EMPR.COM 
6805: Advanced Health Assessment Applications for Nurse-Midwifery  

Carcio, H.A., Secor, M.C., (2019). Advanced Health Assessment of Women:  Clinical Skills and Procedures (4th ed.). Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-13: 9780826124241

King, T.L. et al. (2018) Varney's midwifery (6th ed.). Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-10: 1284160211

Hatcher, R.A., Zieman, M., Lathrop E., Haddad L., & Allen, A.Z., (2019). Managing Contraception 2019-2020. (15th ed.).  Ardent Media Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0692557341

Pelvis, Baby, Perineum, & Placenta Model Set: 
The preferred model set must be purchased through the Childbirth Graphics website: www.childbirthgraphics.com 
 
The item numbers listed below represent the preferred model set. This model set is available in 3 different skin tones. Students should choose ONE of the following:
Childbirth Graphics Item # 78968 (Childbirth Model Set, Beige) 
Childbirth Graphics Item # 78014 (Childbirth Model Set, Brown)
Childbirth Graphics Item # 78015 (Childbirth Model Set, Dark Brown) 

Each student must have their own model set available for use throughout the NM curriculum. Students will use these models to practice various skills in multiple courses, including but not limited to NURS 6805.  

*these models will be used for other NMW coursework, not just NURS 6805 (NURS 305B.05), and are required for students to have. You will need the models to practice the various skills you will learn in your coursework throughout the NMW curriculum.

Hatcher, R. A. et al. (2018). Contraceptive Technology (21 st ed.). Ardent Media Inc. ISBN: 978-1-7320-5560-5

Bridging the Gap Foundation/Ardent Media Inc.  ISBN-13: 978-1597080040

6810: Women's Health for Nurse Midwifery   Schuiling, K.D. and Likis, F.E. (2017). Women's Gynecologic Health (3rd Ed).

King, T. L., Brucker, M. C., Jevitt, C., & Osborne, K. (2019). Varneys midwifery (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215; ISBN-10: 1284160211

Tharpe, Farley & Jordan,  (2016) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery and Women's Health. 5th edition; ISBN-13: 978-1284070217; ISBN-10: 1284070212

ASCCP Consensus Guidelines Algorithms Booklets (These pocket guides are inexpensive and will be invaluable to you in reviewing Pap results in clinical). The ASCCP mobile application contains the same information and will be helpful as a clinical reference.

Articles posted on Brightspace pertaining to individual course topics are considered required reading, and exam questions will be drawn from them. Students are encouraged to incorporate other learning resources as well, as appropriate to topic matter. Students are expected to come to class prepared to discuss the topic to be presented in class on that day.

Hatcher, R. A. et al. (2018). Contraceptive Technology (21 st ed.). Ardent Media Inc. ISBN: 978-1-7320-5560-5

Bridging the Gap Foundation/Ardent Media Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1597080040

6811: Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology Tonia Moore-Davis

Coad, J. & Dunstall, M. (2012). Anatomy and physiology for midwives (3rd edition). Published by Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. ISBN-978-0-7020-5184-5

Rankin, J. (2017). Physiology in childbearing (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0702061882

Blackburn, S. T. (2017). Maternal, fetal, and neonatal physiology: A clinical perspective (5th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323569118

Moore, K. L., Persaud, T. V. N., & Torchia, M. G. (2016). The developing human: Clinically oriented embryology (10th ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323313384

Schuiling, K. D., & Likis, F. E. (2017). Women's gynecologic health (3rd edition). Published by Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-978-1-2840-7602-8

6812: Evolution of Midwifery in America Jeremy Neal N/A

Student membership in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) may be desired by the student as the member-only access to online professional resources may be useful in this course and throughout the midwifery career http://www.midwife.org/join-ACNM

King, T. L., Brucker, M. C., Jevitt, C., & Osborne, K. (2019). Varneys midwifery (6th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215; ISBN-10: 1284160211

6841: Nurse-Midwifery Role Synthesis, Exploration and Analysis Diane Folk American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
ACNM documents to be downloaded from the ACNM website:  ACNM Core Competencies for Midwifery Practice, Code of Ethics, ACNM Philosophy, Standards for the Practice of Midwifery
The Ultimate Survival Guide for New Midwives - Print Edition - Released May 2019, Author: Lizzie Kitue, CNM, MSN, WHNP-BC
 
6895: NURSE-MIDWIFERY ADVANCED CLINICAL INTEGRATION EXPERIENCE Diane Folk Course materials and required textbooks from all prior specialty year courses Kelsey, B. M., & Nagtalon-Ramos, J. (2017). Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide (4th ed.) Available for purchase from: http://www.midwife.org/shop-acnm