Linda Wheeler is an associate professor at Oregon Health Sciences University Nurse-Midwifery Education Program. She received her certificate in nurse-midwifery from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1971. Her MN is from the University of Washington, and her EdD is from Highland University. She teaches and practices full-scope midwifery within the Oregon Health Sciences University nurse-midwifery faculty practice.
Teaching Strategies for Preceptors of Beginning Intrapartal Students
Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
1994 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 39, Issue 5, pages 321–325, September-October 1994
How to Cite
Wood, C. and Wheeler, L. (1994), Teaching Strategies for Preceptors of Beginning Intrapartal Students. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 39: 321–325. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(94)90132-5
- Issue online: 6 JAN 2011
- Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
This article describes a variety of ways to help novice students learn the nurse-midwifery skills required when caring for laboring women. The influences of learning style, undergraduate nursing experience, and previous work settings are discussed. The art of nurse-midwifery is emphasized, and ways to encourage and support students are discussed.