Melissa Avery, CNM, PhD, completed the nurse-midwifery program at the University of Kentucky in 1981 and the PhD at the University of Minnesota in 1993. She is currently Associate Professor and Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Program at the University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, and participates in full-scope nurse-midwifery practice.
The History and Evolution of the Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice
Version of Record online: 24 DEC 2010
2005 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health
Volume 50, Issue 2, pages 102–107, March-April 2005
How to Cite
Avery, M. D. (2005), The History and Evolution of the Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice. Journal of Midwifery & Womens Health, 50: 102–107. doi: 10.1016/j.jmwh.2004.12.006
CNMs/CMs and midwives as used herein refer to those midwifery practitioners who are certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) or the ACNM Certification Council, Inc.; midwifery refers to the profession as practiced in accordance with the standards promulgated by ACNM.
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