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The EngagED Midwife
43 minutes | Sep 18, 2022
When Worlds Collide: OB Critical Care
In this episode, Cara is joined by her twin sister Diana Bowman, who is a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner. Diana shares her expertise in caring for critically ill patients with us, while Cara highlights the importance of interprofessional collaborative care. Topics include sepsis, respiratory support, and resuscitation.
44 minutes | Sep 4, 2022
In this episode, Cara and Missi provide an overview of the physiology, diagnosis, and treatment of jaundice. As care providers for babies up to 28 days, it is imperative the midwives understand how to identify jaundice and provide anticipatory guidance to parents of newborns with hyperbilirubinemia. Join in and build your foundational knowledge of management of jaundice with the girls.
40 minutes | Aug 21, 2022
Organize Your Life
In this episode, Cara and Missi step away from clinical conversations to talk about what it looks like to prioritize your life and get organized. The girls discuss how to micro-schedule, make effective lists, and establish priorities to help you live a more well rounded life.
44 minutes | Aug 7, 2022
What's Drugs Got To Do With It
In this episode, Cara and Missi are joined by Dr. Teresa Ash for a conversation around interprofessional collaboration between APRNs and Pharmacists. Dr. Ash is a PharmD who is the Chief Operation Officer at Mercy Anderson in Cincinnati, OH. Her wealth of experience provides insight on how to utilize pharmacy in the care of patients. She offers up valuable advice on resources, chronic disease management, and clinical pearls for midwifery and women's health practice.
13 minutes | Jul 31, 2022
2022 DeliverED Updates
In this quick update, Cara and Missi give all of the updates about what's coming from DeliverED Exam Prep. The girls are so excited to announce our their new products and updates to the existing programs to help ensure student success.
48 minutes | Jul 17, 2022
Eviction Notice Issued
In this episode, Cara and Missi discuss induction of labor. Everything from bishop score to pharmacology to mechanical ripening, the girls are here for all of it. We recognize that induction of labor is certainly facility dependent, but tune in to listen as the girls give the scoop on getting babies out.
40 minutes | Jul 3, 2022
In this episode, Cara and Missi are joined by Elizabeth Holbein, RN, IBCLC, for a discussion on breast feeding you won't want to miss. Elizabeth gives us awesome tips on how to help our patients be successful and how to manage those not so easy complications.Resources:Elizabeth's go to haakkaa https://a.co/d/cHuXMFg Breastfeeding network https://www.appalachianbreastfeedingnetwork.org/lactation-resource-database.html Breast feeding helphttps://ohiobreastfeedingalliance.org/breastfeeding-help
41 minutes | Jun 19, 2022
Ouch! My Belly Hurts.
In this episode, Cara and Missi discuss identification and management of the acute abdomen in pregnancy. This conversation specifically focuses on non-obstetrical causes of abdominal pain. Although midwives are not surgeons, good assessment and diagnostic skills are crucial to the timely identification and management of abdominal emergencies.
28 minutes | Jun 5, 2022
In this episode, Cara and Missi explore the concept of scope of practice for midwives in the US. Several factors affect scope including national standards, state boards, and individual facilities. As many states fight for full practice authority, understanding scope is of the utmost importance. Listen in for tips on advocacy, knowing the role, and fighting for practice at the highest level of our training.
34 minutes | May 22, 2022
Welcome to Study Hall
In this episode, Cara and Missi give their advice for getting down to studying. Everything from how to read, and how to take notes, to how to use your questions banks more efficiently is covered here. Don't know what kind of learner you are? Listen carefully as the girls tell you how to unlock your own studying potential. We know you can do hard things. Even studying.
40 minutes | May 8, 2022
To Treat or Not to Treat
In this episode, Cara and Missi discuss the GBS treatment guidelines. Dealing with GBS can be tricky, especially when a patient presents with an unknown status. Tune in to hear a review of all of the algorithms for managing this common diagnosis in labor.
33 minutes | Apr 24, 2022
Gettin' Tricky With It
In this episode, Cara and Missi give you all of the tricks that you might not read about in all of those textbooks. Fun antidotes from nurses, tips from preceptors, and intuition gained from years of practice are all highlighted in this not-so-evidence-based episode.
40 minutes | Apr 10, 2022
What's Blood Got to Do With It
In this episode, Cara and Missi take a deep dive into anemia. Join the girls for a conversation around diagnosis, treatment, and education geared toward patients with anemia.
45 minutes | Mar 27, 2022
Finding the Right Fit: Prenatal Genetic Testing
In this episode, Cara and Missi discuss preconception and prenatal genetic testing. Find out the differences between screening and diagnosis and the appropriate tests for each trimester in this information packed session.
41 minutes | Mar 6, 2022
When Grief Becomes Purpose
In this episode, Cara and Missi dive into the topic of perinatal loss and support. They are joined by Stacey Gripshover who is a board certified Pysch- Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Through perinatal loss, Stacey, along with her husband Leo, honor their baby Blue by relentlessly pursuing other grieving families in hopes of helping them navigate their grief journey. You won't want to miss the story of her journey to the goal of providing maternal mental health to women in need.
55 minutes | Feb 13, 2022
There's no place like home
In this episode, Cara and Missi are joined by Belinda Lashea, CNM, MSN and Erin Meyers in an exploration of community birth. Belinda and Erin explain why out of hospital birth is so empowering and how midwives are seen in the community. You won't want to miss this discussion on midwives in the community and the impact they make.
48 minutes | Jan 30, 2022
Psychological Adaptation to Pregnancy
In this episode, Cara and Missi explore the important psychologic tasks of pregnancy. Midwives can provide the best support both physiologically and psychologically during pregnancy. This episodes works through t the major tasks in each trimesters and how midwives can provide support to their patients.
54 minutes | Jan 16, 2022
Why Am I So Sad?
In this episode, Cara and Missi review the screening, diagnosis, and treatment for depression in women across the lifespan. Here you will find a review of recommendations, screening tools, and pharmacology that can help you be a light to the people that need you most.
32 minutes | Jan 3, 2022
Phone a Friend
In this episode, Cara and Missi talk about mentoring and what it has meant in their careers. The girls give shout outs to important people that have shaped their professional lives and explain formal versus informal mentoring. You don't want to miss this episode on when to phone a friend.
41 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
The Skinny on Obesity in Pregnancy
In this episode, Cara and Missi review the AGOG practice bulletin and recommendations for overweight and obese patients in the antepartum period. We understand that this is a sensitive topic to consider with patients and this episode is meant to serve as a way to start this conversation.
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