Student perceptions of ideal and actual midwifery practice.

  title={Student perceptions of ideal and actual midwifery practice.},
  author={Ginette Lange and Holly Powell Kennedy},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  volume={51 2},
This research was conducted to document midwifery students' observations of ideal midwifery care in different educational and clinical midwifery settings. A survey questionnaire using the 39 processes of exemplary midwifery process identified by Kennedy in 2000 was sent to a group of newly graduated certified nurse-midwives, all members of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The questionnaire was constructed to permit the respondent to evaluate "ideal" and "actual" midwifery practices… CONTINUE READING