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Nurse-Midwifery Education: Its Successes, Failures, and Future

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  • Dr. Elizabeth S. Sharp C.N.M., Dr.P.H., Director

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      Nurse-Midwifery Service, Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Butler Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30335
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    • Elizabeth S. Sharp, C.N.M., Dr.P.H., is an Associate Projessor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory Uniuersity School of Medicine, and Nell Hodgson Woodrufl School of Nursing, Emory University; and Director, Nurse-Midwifery Service, Grady Memorial Hospital, Altlanta, Georgia. She was President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, 1973–1975.


  • This paper is adapted from a speech presented at the Annual Convention of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, April 1982.

Nurse-Midwifery Service, Grady Memorial Hospital, 80 Butler Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30335

ABSTRACT

A 50-year historical review of nurse-midwifery education relates significant progress to the combined efforts of education, service, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Future concerns faced by educators and the profession at large are identified.

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