I wanted to take a minute to share a frustration I have.  When my direct entry sisters criticize nurse midwifery because it does not follow the apprenticeship model, I’m not sure they understand how nurse-midwives are trained. Nursing education is not like medical education.  There is classroom content, and there is clinical content, but these are not separated. You learn new things through reading and class, and then you go out and do them with your preceptor.  Sometimes things line up beautifully, and other times it doesn’t. When it doesn’t line up you may end up spending hours researching things you are doing in clinical beforeRead More →