Survival Strategies for Nurse-Midwifery Students

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  • Judith Ann Carveth CNM, PHD,

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    • Judith Carveth is an assistant professor in the College of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is in nurse-midwifery practice in Gastonia, North Carolina.

  • Theresa Gesse CNM, PHD,

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    • Theresa Gesse is an associate professor and director of nurse-midwifery at the University of Miami School of Nursing, Coral Gables, Florida.

  • Nancy Moss CNM, PHD

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    • Nancy Moss is an associate professor and director of the nurse-midwifery educational program and clinical service at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. She currently chairs the American College of Nurse-Midwives Continuing Competency Assessment Committee.


Address correspondence to Judith Carveth, CNM, PhD, Department of Family Nursing, College of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, UNCC Station, Charlotte, NC 28223.

ABSTRACT

Nurse-midwifery students face multiple stressors in their educational experience. Strategies to resolve stress and promote adaptation to the new role are examined and measures used to promote students' adaptation to the educational experience are described.

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