As you probably know, my midwifery program is housed through a University. This means my classes follow the standard schedule of the semester. It takes me about three days to get fully organized so I feel ready to begin studying and learning.
Today is the first day of classes for the semester, and in the process of course orientation I learned the clinical experience is intended to provide me with a specific number of a handful of tasks. I should have figured this out
Clinical (also called apprenticeship or mentoring) is the way a midwife learns her skills. It is where you interact with families, practicing the hands on task you have been taught to do and learning how to think like a midwife. This is all
Second semester of midwifery school has begun, but not really. The ice in Atlanta has made travel dangerous so the city is effectively closed. Gives me a few days to finish preparing myself for the work of a semester. I underestimated the
I have been forgetting to tell the blog to accept posts from my phone. But I have it set up now and this can make it easier to keep everything updated. Well, except I hate typing on a phone. “my phone will
I wisely signed up for a class being held the week before school starts. Two credits towards my MPH in 5 days on a topic I find interesting, bring it on. As I finished up my last minute projects on Friday I
I have been trying to get ready for final exams to begin next week. Not terribly traumatic for me, just time consuming. Anyway, I had to take a quiz tonight – and I had studied, dutifully prepared. I even spent 45 minutes
This was originally posted on Jun 6, 2010 on the blog I destroyed. This is the article I was talking about yesterday. I still don’t feel like it is “home,” but my family has survived the move and is settled into our new apartment. Over the
I wanted to share a few secrets I have for managing such a complicated life. Some of them may help you manage the chaos that comes with birth related work. But as with any technology, choose wisely. What seems like a blessing
I’m writing during a break in my first day of school. So far so good. I’ve completed the pre-readings for the nursing school and so am not starting behind, which makes a big difference. Not as good on the public health front.