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AN INNOVATIVE PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT EXPERIENCE FOR NURSE-MIDWIFERY STUDENTS

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  • Marjorie T. McManus CNM, MS,

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      Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery Program. 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425.
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    • Marjorie McManus is currently an Associate Professor within the Nurse-Midwifery Program at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Susan B. Riley MN, FNP

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    • Susan Riley is currently an Instructor at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Charleston, South Carolina.


Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery Program. 171 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425.

ABSTRACT

This article is a descriptive narrative of one program's effort to provide an improved clinical experience for students in the physical assessment module. It also includes a retrospective analysis of the: 1) population served, 2) health problems identified, and 3) adequacy of students' collection of Pap smear samples.

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