International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 212

Table of Content: October-December 2023; 15(3)

October 2023

Supporting new academic staff Quality Improvement (QI) project in the School of Nursing and Health Care Leadership

Recruiting and retaining appropriately qualified academic staff is vital for the delivery of high-quality teaching in any academic setting, including health care and nursing. Evidence suggests that transition from an expert clinician to becoming a novice academic in the field of adult nursing could be challenging. A Quality Improvement project was undertaken to develop a structured induction and orientation programme in...

Author(s): Khan N. and Cooper E.  

November 2023

A review of contraception and gender-affirming care

There are estimated to be more than 1.6 million transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals ages 13 and up in the United States. Many individuals who identify as trans or gender-expansive never received adequate contraceptive counseling. Certified Nurse Midwives play a crucial role in primary reproductive health care in many settings, particularly underserved settings. A patient's wants, needs, and goals should...

Author(s): Alex Dworak, Courtney Allen Cowardin, Lena Mininberg, Melanie Menning and Peter Schindler  

December 2023

The impact of self-management education and exercise intervention on pregnant women’s back pain experiences in low- and middle-income countries

Pregnancy-related back pain is a frustrating health problem worldwide because of its high prevalence. Approximately 50% of women experience back pain during pregnancy and 25% may continue to experience pain after delivery. The impact of a self-management education and exercise intervention were determined on pregnant women’s back pain experiences in a low- and middle-income setting. The aim was to establish the...

Author(s): Loveness A Nkhata, Charity Kapenda and Jane Chela