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Nurse-Midwifery in the Modern Age
Nurse-midwifery is a unique nursing specialty that combines prenatal, reproductive and primary care for many types of patients. In this episode of the Nursing Notes Live podcast, we spoke with Nancy Jo Reedy, RN, CNM, MPH, FACNM, instructor and clinical faculty advisor in the Nurse-Midwifery Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies at Georgetown University, and one of her students, Amy Estes, RN, BSN, SNM/SNP, to learn more about their passion for caring for expecting mothers and what the future holds for certified nurse-midwives (CNMs).
2017-07-21T04:00:00Z
  • Shaken by the experience of witnessing a child nearly die from heat exhaustion after accidentally being left in a hot car, emergency room nurse Maria Striemer, RN, BA, channeled her insight to invent the Backseet Buddy, an app that provides parents with peace of mind that it won’t happen to them.
    2019-07-18T21:10:23.892Z
  • Nurses are more likely to come in contact with human trafficking victims during the time of their exploitation than any other profession[1], but very few are identified by staff and helped to find safety. Nurse innovator Danielle Jordan Bastien, APRN, DNP, FNP-BC, was determined to help those potential victims who might be in danger by developing a screening protocol that helps healthcare workers identify signs of abuse.
    2019-03-22T15:23:28.817Z
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    After working as an emergency room nurse for 10 years, Wendy Weirbach, BSN, RN, CEN, was looking for a change of pace. She went on to pursue a nursing position at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. She immediately fell in love with the job and decided she wanted to spend the remainder of her career at the theme park.
    2017-12-15T05:00:00Z
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    Mary Yoshino, FNP, wore an identification badge for years that told the world who she was and what she represented in the healthcare community. When she retired from being a nurse, Mary wasn’t sure what her next step would be, but she knew she wanted to continue to help people.
    2017-10-10T04:00:00Z
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    Nurses have a long history of supporting disaster relief efforts through the American Red Cross. In the past six weeks, the Red Cross has launched a wide-ranging relief effort to help people devastated by three historic, back-to-back hurricanes—Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
    2017-10-10T04:00:00Z
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    “It’s important to have nurses at the table making decisions, because we can translate information from the bedside to the boardroom.” —Brandon “Kit” Bredimus, director of emergency services at Midland Memorial Hospital
    2017-03-29T04:00:00Z
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