Myra M. Farr received her BSN from the University of Illinois in 1968, her Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Mississippi in 1971, and her MN from the University of Mississippi in 1974. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Nurse-Midwifery Program at the School of Allied Health Professions, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is also an Associate Certified Nurse-Midwife at the McTammany Nurse-Midwifery Center, Inc., in Reading Pennsylvania.
A SUCCESSFUL PILOT OFF-CAMPUS NURSE-MIDWIFERY PROGRAM
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1982 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 27, Issue 3, pages 31–36, May-June 1982
How to Cite
Farr, M. M. and Funches, J. M. (1982), A SUCCESSFUL PILOT OFF-CAMPUS NURSE-MIDWIFERY PROGRAM. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 27: 31–36. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(82)90039-8
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
The widespread practice of educations nurse-midwifery students for the care of the “essentially normal childbearing family” in high-risk medical centers poses a dilemma which provokes the investigation of educational alternatives. Can a private nurse-midwifery service successfully expand their operations to accommodate the full-time education of students? Should they? One practice felt such a strong commitment to nurse-midwifery education that they recruited the educational program. The following is a report of the successful collaboration between McTammany Nurse-Midwifery Center, Inc. and the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in the development and implementation of a pilot off-campus Nurse-Midwifery Educational Program.