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Carole Cottet of Beaverton was one of the very first nurse practitioners in the state of Oregon, and remains the longest practicing NP at one of the largest women’s health clinics in the United States. “Women’s health has always been my passion,”
Midwives will now be able to prescribe medicines covered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and order procedures covered by the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon says indemnity insurance will be available to
In her "next life," Tami McNally jokes, she’s going to be an accountant. It’s an easy-to-explain profession, unlike her own, she said. After 16 years as a certified nurse midwife at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center’s Midwifery of Michiana,
Hofmann plans to deliver naturally, and she will have a final bill of about $600. "While I have good insurance, I am fiscally conservative and I try to shop around," said Hofmann, who is seven months pregnant with her first child, a girl. Midwives "
Lynn Havard Mirviss was appointed to the Kaweah Delta Health Care District board of directors at a board meeting Wednesday evening. Mirviss has served as president of the Kaweah Delta Hospital Foundation, was a nurse, a nursing instructor and is the
In 2007, 2,127 births in Oklahoma were attended by midwives, a 10 percent increase since 2004. Certified nurse midwives accounted for 85 percent of the midwifery births in the state in 2007. Certified nurse midwives are registered nurses who have
Military investigators have identified a missing boater whose body was discovered yesterday in waters off the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe. The man was last seen alive floating in a life raft in rough surf about 55 yards offshore of Pyramid
Ariz. — After less than two hours in the maternity ward, with her boyfriend, his mother and a nurse- midwife by her side, Jacquelynn Torivio gave birth to a five-pound, five-ounce son with his grandmother’s dimples and a full head of shiny black hair.
After a steady 15-year decline, the percentage of U.S. babies not born in a hospital rose slightly in 2005 and remained stable in 2006, according to a government report released Wednesday. Even so, the proportion of out-of-hospital births is still
There is only Irene Cavall, a licensed nurse practitioner and the sole source of primary care for 4,000 residents spread out over 600 square miles. It’s been that way since the county’s lone doctor moved away 2 ½ years ago. Cavall sees as many as 40