Carol Hurzeler received her CNM and MSN from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She is currently Lecturer in Maternal-Child Health at Stephen F. Austin State University, Division of Nursing, Nacogdoches, Texas 75962.
USE OF THE CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIFE IN THE EDUCATION OF THE LAY-MIDWIFE
Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
1981 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 26, Issue 3, pages 57–59, May-June 1981
How to Cite
Hurzeler, C. (1981), USE OF THE CERTIFIED NURSE-MIDWIFE IN THE EDUCATION OF THE LAY-MIDWIFE. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 26: 57–59. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(81)90060-4
- Issue published online: 10 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
Increasing numbers of homebirths and a lack of professional birth attendants providing home birth care necessitates the use of the “new breed” of lay-midwives. There is a critical need for lay-midwife training programs. The author describes her experience in one such program and recommends the use of CNMs in meeting this need.