Our nurse-midwifery clinical program prepares you to provide professional nursing services with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention through patient education and counseling. Students are prepared to perform in an expanded role in the care of gynecologic and obstetric patients.
Clinical experiences and learning include:
- Comprehensive assessment of the health status of individuals and families.
- Provision of counseling and teaching in areas of health promotion and disease prevention.
- Collaboration with other health-care professionals.
Intensive clinical practicums include clinical rotations in obstetrics.
- Antenatal care focusing on low-risk healthy pregnancy
- Intrapartal care focusing on low-risk labor and deliveries.
- Postpartal care focusing on the normal healthy postpartum.
- Low-risk gynecologic care and primary care is included in clinical rotations.
You will rotate regularly between outpatient clinic and the inpatient labor and delivery unit during your experience.
During these clinical rotations, you may be under the supervision of qualified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician preceptors.
Our nurse-midwifery clinical program prepares you to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a health-care team.
Grading or Evaluation
Mayo School of Health Sciences uses evaluative tools that include:
- Demonstration of skills
- Debriefing exercises
- Case presentations
- Self-assessment exercises
- Faculty visits as set up by the college
- Involved in evaluation tools provided by the college
Our system of evaluation provides students and faculty with a comprehensive look at individual performance, allowing students who are experiencing academic difficulty to be directed to appropriate support resources.
Mayo School of Health Sciences is committed to developing and maintaining the very best education programs. Changes may be made to the curriculum and other aspects of this program as necessary to assure the highest-quality training.