Nurse-Midwives on a Mission: How Can I Make a Difference?
This “reflections” session will reflect on many of the key messages from the sessions shared during FNU’s 2017 Virtual Event for National Midwifery Week. Are you wondering “How can I make a difference?” or “What steps can I take to make a change?” Join us as we reflect on some of the key take-aways from the week and the action steps that you can take as a nurse-midwife or future nurse-midwife to truly make a difference in maternity and primary care.
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Jane Houston, DNP, CNM began her nursing and midwifery education in Scotland where she became a registered general nurse RGN with a Bachelor’s degree and completed her diploma in midwifery in 1992 to become a Registered Midwife.
She has always felt called to the profession of midwifery in particular. Jane has been a midwife for 25 years, and each birth has been very special to her in the four continents where she has had the honor to practice.
She entered graduate school at University of Florida in 2001 and completed her MSN studies so she would be able to provide midwifery care in Gainesville, Florida. Jane was in the first DNP class at University of Florida, graduating in 2009 and continued her career in education becoming Director of Midwifery there in 2011-2015.
Jane is Clinical Director for Midwifery and Women’s Health and began her FNU career in August 2015. She has academic interests in gender non-conformity, waterbirth and delayed cord clamping.