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Nurse-Midwifery Program

Course of Study

Core Courses (4 course units)
NURS607 - Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology
NURS608 - Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Nursing Practice
NURS657 - Advanced Physical Assessment and Clinical Decision Making
NURS547 - Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-based Practice
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NURS637 - Introduction to Research Methods and Design


Theory Courses (7 course units)
NURS688 - Complementary/Alternative Therapies in Women's Health
NURS693 - Professional Issues in Midwifery
NURS708 - Public Policy Leadership in the American Public/Private System of Health Care
NURS780 - Health Care of Women and Primary Care
NURS781 - Well Women Health Care, Theory
NURS783 - Health Care of Childbearing Women, Theory
NURS787 - Intrapartum / Postpartum / Newborn Care, Theory

Clinical Courses (6 course units)
NURS743 - Fetal Evaluation
NURS782 - Well Women Health Care, Clinical
NURS784 - Health Care of Childbearing Women, Clinical
NURS785 - Integration I
NURS786 - Integration II: Midwifery Integration
NURS788 - Intrapartum / Postpartum / Newborn Care, Clinical

Suggested Plan(s) of Study

Full Time Plan of Study

Part Time Plan of Study


Program Director
William McCool, PhD, CNM, RN, FACNM
mccoolwf@nursing.upenn.edu

Associate Director
Dawn Durain, CNM, MPH
duraind@nursing.upenn.edu

Enrollment Management
Carol Ladden
ladden@nursing.upenn.edu

Student Services
Kara Koch
karamart@nursing.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
Penn Nursing
Claire M. Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217