College of Nursing
Nurse Midwifery

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Objectives for Nurse-Midwifery Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the ECU College of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery program graduates will be able to:

  1. Integrate theories from nursing, midwifery, and other disciplines to guide clinical practice and influence health policy.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking and the translation of research evidence into safe, high quality, and evidence-based midwifery practice.
  3. Manage the care of women throughout the life span and their neonates by utilizing the midwifery management process.
  4. Function independently within an interprofessional framework to provide high quality midwifery care that is equitable, ethical, accessible, and respectful of human dignity, individuality, and diversity.
  5. Participate in a health care leadership role in collaboration with professional colleagues to maintain, reformulate, or refine systems of health care that are effective, efficient, and responsive to the needs of individuals and families with emphasis on women and newborn infants.
  6. Demonstrate strong professional identity as a nurse-midwife characterized by formal education, self and peer evaluation, lifelong individual learning, the appropriate use of technology, and the development and application of research to guide ethical and competent midwifery practice.