Prerequisites: Graduate status in Nursing OR Instructor Consent.
The fifth in a series, nurse midwifery students in this course build on the skills and knowledge gained in practicums I-IV. Students engage in clinical experiences in a variety of ambulatory and intrapartum specialty areas. Students will have opportunities to observe, assist, and provide care in specialty obstetrics, gynecology and primary care areas that could include but are not limited to birth complications, high risk obstetrics, infertility, ultrasound, antenatal testing, diabetes, pelvic floor disorders, surgery, and newborn care. Clinical course work can support the students’ DNP project. Students apply previous knowledge and skills, while gaining further expertise in the health care of women across the life span. They work under the supervision of preceptors. This is a Credit / No Credit course.