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.
  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Brown bag lunch with Faculty for all NM students  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM VUSN orientation for all NM students  
  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

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

6010

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 All events are at VUSN unless otherwise noted
   9:30 AM – 12:00 PM  6895  
   1:00PM – 4:00 PM  6841  
  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  
   TBA

Class Photo

 
  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 PM 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

Summer 2019

Course Name Instructor Required Materials Recommended Materials
6838: Nurse-Midwifery Care of the Mother-Baby Dyad Diane Folk

Cunningham, G., et al. (2014). Williams obstetrics (25th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1259644320

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and problem pregnancies (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323321081

Creasy, R. K., et al. (2019). Maternal-fetal medicine: Principles and practice (8th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323479103

Jordan, R. G., Engstrom, J. L., Marfell, J. A., & Farley, C. L. (2019). Prenatal and postnatal care: A woman-centered approach.

King, T. L., et al. (2018). Varney's midwifery (6th ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215

Tappero, E. P., & Honeyfield, M. E. (2018). Physical assessment of the newborn: A comprehensive approach to the art of physical examination. (6th ed.).  New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-13: 978-0826174437

Cadwell, K., & Turner-Maffei, C. (2016). Pocket Guide for Lactation Management. (3rd ed.) Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284111200

 

Tharpe, N. L., Farley, C. L., & Jordan, R. G. (2013). Clinical practice guidelines for midwifery & women's health (4th ed.). Jones and Bartlett, Burlington, MA. ISBN 978-1-4496-4575-5 (Chapter 5 only)

6831: Skills for Nurse-Midwifery Tonia Moore-Davis

King, T. L., et al. (2018). Varney's midwifery (6th ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215

Posner, G., et al. (2013). Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill Companies. ISBN-13: 978-0071740289

Simkin, P., Hanson, L., & Ancheta, R. (2017). The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions in Prevent and Treat Dystocia. (4th ed.). Wiley Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-1191-7046-4

Tappero, E. P., & Honeyfield, M. E. (2018). Physical assessment of the newborn: A comprehensive approach to the art of physical examination. (6th ed.).  New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN-13: 978-0826174437

Childbirth Model Set: Childbirth Graphics Item #78968 (includes pelvis, fetal doll, perineum, & placenta). This is the preferred model and can be purchased through the Childbirth Graphics website: www.childbirthgraphics.com [Required in prior/future coursework]

Online Advanced Electronic Fetal Monitoring Course (no cost to students)

 
6836: Intrapartum Care for Nurse-Midwifery Tonia Moore-Davis/Diane Folk

Avery, M. D. (2013). Supporting a physiologic approach to pregnancy and birth: A practical guide (1st ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN-13: 978-0470962862

Brucker, M. C., & King, T. L. (2017). Pharmacology for women's health (2nd ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284057485

Jordan, R. G., Engstrom, J. L., Marfell, J. A., & Farley, C. L. (2019). Prenatal and postnatal care: A woman-centered approach. (2nd ed). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN-13: 978-1119318437

King, T. L., et al. (2018). Varney's midwifery (6th ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215

Posner, G., et al. (2013). Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill Companies. ISBN-13: 978-0071740289

Simkin, P., Hanson, L., & Ancheta, R. (2017). The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions in Prevent and Treat Dystocia. (4th ed.). Wiley Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-1191-7046-4

ONE of the following medical-obstetric textbooks:

Cunningham, G., et al. (2014). Williams obstetrics (25th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1259644320

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and problem pregnancies (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323321081

 

Anderson, B. A., Rooks, J. P., & Barroso, R. (2017). Best practices in midwifery. (2nd ed.). New York: Springs. ISBN-13: 978-0826131782.

Angelini, D. J., & LaFontaine, D. (2013). Obstetric triage and emergency care protocols. New York: Springer. ISBN-13: 978-0826108906

Cunningham, G., et al. (2014). Williams obstetrics (25th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1259644320

Fahy, K., Foureur, M., & Hastie, C. (2008). Birth territory and midwifery guardianship: Theory for practice, education, and research. Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0750688703.

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and problem pregnancies (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323321081

Creasy, R. K., et al. (2019). Maternal-fetal medicine: Principles and practice (8th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323479103

ONE of the following reproductive physiology textbooks:

Coad, J. & Dunstall, M. (2012). Anatomy and physiology for midwives (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0702051845

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

6835: Practicum in Intrapartum/Postpartum/Neonatal Nurse-Midwifery Care TBA

Avery, M. D. (2013). Supporting a physiologic approach to pregnancy and birth: A practical guide (1st ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN-13: 978-0470962862

Brucker, M. C., & King, T. L. (2017). Pharmacology for women's health (2nd ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284057485

Jordan, R. G., Engstrom, J. L., Marfell, J. A., & Farley, C. L. (2019). Prenatal and postnatal care: A woman-centered approach. (2nd ed). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN-13: 978-1119318437

King, T. L., et al. (2018). Varney's midwifery (6th ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. ISBN-13: 978-1284160215

Posner, G., et al. (2013). Oxorn-Foote Human Labor and Birth (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill Companies. ISBN-13: 978-0071740289

Simkin, P., Hanson, L., & Ancheta, R. (2017). The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions in Prevent and Treat Dystocia. (4th ed.). Wiley Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-1191-7046-4

ONE of the following medical-obstetric textbooks:

Cunningham, G., et al. (2014). Williams obstetrics (25th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1259644320

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and problem pregnancies (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323321081

 

Anderson, B. A., Rooks, J. P., & Barroso, R. (2017). Best practices in midwifery. (2nd ed.). New York: Springs. ISBN-13: 978-0826131782.

Angelini, D. J., & LaFontaine, D. (2013). Obstetric triage and emergency care protocols. New York: Springer. ISBN-13: 978-0826108906

Cunningham, G., et al. (2014). Williams obstetrics (25th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1259644320

Fahy, K., Foureur, M., & Hastie, C. (2008). Birth territory and midwifery guardianship: Theory for practice, education, and research. Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0750688703.

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and problem pregnancies (7th ed.) Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323321081

Creasy, R. K., et al. (2019). Maternal-fetal medicine: Principles and practice (8th ed.) St. Louis: Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0323479103

ONE of the following reproductive physiology textbooks:

Coad, J. & Dunstall, M. (2012). Anatomy and physiology for midwives (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0702051845

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