Nurse Midwifery Curriculum

Standard Option Curriculum

Students may proceed by taking Core MSN courses for 1 year, and then enrolling in clinical courses for years 2 and 3. The new NURS 443 course would also be included. Learn more about our Accelerated program option.

Curriculum Example

First Year

Fall Semester I

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 405 Inquiry I: Theoretical Foundations 2
NURS 453 Advanced Pathophysiology 4
  Total 6

Spring Semester I

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 425 Inquiry II: The Research Process 3
NURS 459 Assessment for Advanced Practice 3
  Total 6

Summer Semester I

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 444A Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice 1
NURS 502 Inquiry III: Evidenced Based Nursing Practice 2
  Total 3

Second Year

Fall Semester II

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 444B Health Care Delivery and Finance in Advanced Practice 1
NURS 454 Well Woman Health Care 3
NUNP 410 Health Promotion 2
  Total 6

Spring Semester II

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 455 The Childbearing Family 4
NURS 430 Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NURS 451 Leadership for Quality Healthcare in Systems 3
  Total 10

Summer Semester II

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 559 Primary Care for Women 4
  Total 4

Third Year

Fall Semester III

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 457 Labor and Birth 5
NURS 416 Integrated Assessment of the Neonate for Midwives 1
  Total 6

Spring Semester III

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 557 Advanced Nurse Midwifery 6
NURS 431 Psychosocial and Spiritual Dimensions of Advanced Nursing Practice 2
  Total 8

Accelerated Option Curriculum

First Year

Fall Semester I

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 405 Inquiry I: Theoretical Foundations 2
NURS 453 Advanced Pathophysiology 4
NURS 459 Assessment for Advanced Practice 3
NURS 454 Well Woman Health Care 3
  Total 12

Spring Semester I

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 455 The Childbearing Family 4
NURS 430 Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NURS 425 Inquiry II: The Research Process 3
NURS 444A Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice 1
NURS 444B Health Care Delivery and Finance in Advanced Practice 1
  Total 12

Summer Semester

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 559 Primary Care for Women 4
NURS 502 Inquiry III: Evidenced Based Nursing Practice 2
  Total 6

Second Year

Fall Semester II

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 457 Labor and Birth 5
NURS 416 Integrated Assessment of the Neonate for Midwives 1
NUNP 410 Health Promotion 2
  Total 8

Spring Semester II

Course IDCourse TitleCredits
NURS 557 Advanced Nurse Midwifery 6
NURS 451

Leadership for Quality Healthcare in Systems

3

NURS 431 Psychosocial and Spiritual Dimensions of Advanced Nursing Practice 2
  Total 11

Accumulated Total Hours: 49

The Advanced Practice Core courses are co-requisites or pre-requisites for the clinical nursing courses. Clinical nursing courses must be taken in the semester and sequence listed above. Clinical course availability is based upon enrollment.


Contact

Kimberly Garcia, DNP, CNM, WHNP
Director of CNM & WHNP Programs
216.368.0671
ksg11@case.edu

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