Wayne State University

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Graduate Certificate in Nurse Midwifery (CNM)

This Graduate Certificate Program is designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to practice as Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) in the primary care of women and newborns. The certificate provides nurses with essential knowledge and skills in nurse-midwifery care. The courses focus on concepts of nurse-midwifery clinical practice such as intrapartum, postpartum, newborn care and professional role transition. The Certified Nurse Midwifery (CNM) concentration is a sequential 2-semester, full-time graduate program of study consisting of 16 credit hours. 

Certificate Requirements:

The certificate must be earned within three years. No transfer of credit will be accepted for a certificate program. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 must be achieved. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College and the Graduate School governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

Certificate Requirements: 16 Credits
Course Title Credits
NUR 7226 APNWNC: Clinical Care and Management II 8
NUR 7227 APNWNC: Clinical Care and Management III 8

*APNWNC: Advanced Practice Nursing with Women, Neonates & Children

The Nurse-Midwife program is fully accredited by the ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) (formerly ACNM Division of Accreditation), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel: 240-485-1800, http://www.midwife.org/acme, acme@acnm.org.