Patricia A. Payne obtained her MPH at Johns Hopkins University in 1976 and received her midwifery education at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1986. She is Maternal and Child Health curriculum coordinator in the Department of Family Medicine at University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill. The curriculum is an evidenced-based focus on family-centered care that provides residents with learning opportunities for the use of nonpharmacologic pain relief in labor, breastfeeding support, and home visitation. Her clinical practice experience includes being a former director for a regional high-risk referral service, private practice as a certified nurse-midwife, and nursing/ midwifery and medical education.
A MODEL OF NURSE-MIDWIFE AND FAMILY PHYSICIAN COLLABORATIVE CARE IN A COMBINED ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SETTING
Version of Record online: 31 DEC 2010
1998 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 43, Issue 1, pages 19–26, January-February 1998
How to Cite
Payne, P. A. and King, V. J. (1998), A MODEL OF NURSE-MIDWIFE AND FAMILY PHYSICIAN COLLABORATIVE CARE IN A COMBINED ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SETTING. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 43: 19–26. doi: 10.1016/S0091-2182(97)00122-5
- Issue online: 31 DEC 2010
- Version of Record online: 31 DEC 2010
Certified nurse-midwives and family physicians share a philosophy of family-centered maternity care. Collaboration between the two disciplines, however, has not been common. Collaboration can enhance the primary care and maternity care options available to clients of such collaborative practices. Advantages and barriers to collaboration for both types of practitioners, as well as suggestions for successful collaboration, are discussed.