CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFE
BRINGING LIFE INTO THE WORLD
When Airmen or their spouses are expecting, the concern is for the health and safety of both mother and child. Responsible for primary and specialized care, Certified Nurse Midwives provide comprehensive care from preconception to postdelivery. A vital part of any women’s healthcare team, they work in hospitals around the world to help Air Force families bring their children into the world.
- Provide comfort, support and expertise to patients during pregnancy, labor, delivery and the postpartum period
- Independently manage women’s healthcare with emphasis on the maternity cycle
- Practice in collaboration with obstetrician/gynecologists or family practice physicians
- Manage newborn care immediately following delivery until discharge
- Master’s degree in nurse midwifery or a master’s degree in nursing with a postgraduate certificate in nurse midwifery
- Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) in Nurse Midwifery
- Minimum six months full-time nursing practice in the APRN specialty is required.
- At least 12 months experience as a registered nurse
- Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47
TRAINING & EDUCATION
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MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
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