Sarah Dillian Cohn, CNM, MSN, JD, received her B.S.N. from Georgetown University School of Nursing and her M.S.N. and C.N.M. from Yale University School of Nursing. After several years of nurse-midwifery practice, she returned to school and received her J.D. from Yale University Law School in 1983. Since then, she has been Associate Counsel for Medicolegal Affairs at Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale University. She also holds faculty appointments at the School of Nursing and School of Medicine at Yale University. She currently serves as Chairperson of the ACNM Division of Competency Assessment.
NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK
Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
1990 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 35, Issue 6, pages 385–390, November-December 1990
How to Cite
Cohn, S. D. (1990), NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 35: 385–390. doi: 10.1016/S0091-2182(05)80021-7
- Issue online: 6 JAN 2011
- Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
EDITOR'S NOTE: As more and more CNMs expand the scope of their practice to include well woman care, the potential for litigation increases. It, thus, behooves the practicing CNM to become familiar with the National Practitioner Data Bank, which is discussed in the following paper.