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BSM Program (Bridge Program)

The BSM program has been updated. All students enrolling as of 5/2013 will need to complete the new program, using new requirements and materials. Please see the BSM section of the NCM Handbook/Catalog

Only students who enrolled prior to 2013 may choose to complete the old BSM program. Please contact the NCM office.

 

Evaluation Forms must be printed out, signed and dated, and sent with the end-of-trimester submission to NCM by mail.

NEW PROGRAM 2013 (Forms for students enrolled in 2013 or later) Description
(NEW)BSM Student-Preceptor Evaluation Form This form is required at the end of each trimester in which the student was active. An evaluation form must be completed with each preceptor with whom the student worked during that trimester and must accompany any other work the student turns in.
Credit Value Assessment Form Course Credit Value Assessment - Did the amount of time needed for the student to complete each course meet the time requirement stated on the syllabus?
Services & Policies Evaluation Form Complete this if you have any recommendations for NCM Services & Policies
Curriculum Evaluation & Review Form Complete this if you have any recommendations for the NCM courses you have worked on with your student.
Information Change Form Complete this if there are any changes to your contact info, name, etc.
Suggestions or Comments Form Complete this if you have additional comments or suggestions.

 

Academic Prerequisites that can be completed prior to, or concurrently with enrollment in BSM:

Course Syllabi Word Version Adobe Acrobat Version   Credits
MOD1-MATH112G-Fundamental Math
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-ENG200G-Analytical Writing
.doc .pdf  
4
BSM Students in California must additionally complete:
     
MOD1-SCI102G-Chemistry
.doc .pdf  
3
MOD2-SOC104-Child Growth & Development
.doc .pdf  
1

 

Core Curriculum:

NCM Booklist -listed by Course

(Completed NCM ASM Coursework will transfer directly to satisfy these Core Curriculum courses.)

Core Curriculum Syllabi:

Word Version Adobe Acrobat Version   Credits

BIO155G -Anatomy and Physiology

.doc .pdf  

4

BIO120-Fetal Development

.doc .pdf  

1

SOC102-Genetic Screening

.doc .pdf  

1

HON205G-Applied Microbiology

.doc .pdf  

3

PSY224-Communication & Counseling

.doc .pdf  

1

HON223G-Evolution of Human Sexuality

.doc .pdf  

3

HON222G-History of Midwifery

.doc .pdf  

3

HON225G-Ethics

.doc .pdf  

2

HON390G-Laws/Regulations

.doc .pdf  

3

HON393G-Community Health

.doc .pdf  

3

ENG202G-Bus. & Prof. Communications

.doc .pdf  

3

HON211G-Statistics

.doc .pdf  

3

HON220G-Midwifery Literature & Art

.doc .pdf  

3

BSM Students in California must additionally complete:

     

MW320-IP Episiotomies, Anesthesia & Analgesia (CA Students only)

.doc .pdf  

1

 

BSM-Focus Requirements:

BSM-Focus Course Syllabi:

Word Version Adobe Acrobat Version   Credits

BSM MW400-Midwifery Research Methods

.doc .pdf  

4

BSM ENG 404-Writing & Presenting on Midwifery Topics

.doc .pdf  

4

BSM MW460-Evidence Based Practice in Midwifery Care

.doc .pdf  

4

BSM HON450-Applied Topics in Midwifery Practice: Development of Policy & Procedures

.doc .pdf  

4

Downloadable Course Resources:

BSM MW 400 Midwifery Research Methods Course:

#2: Green, J. M. (2012), Integrating Women's Views into Maternity Care Research and Practice. Birth, 39: 291–295. doi: 10.1111/birt.12003

BSM MW 460 Evidence-Based Practice in Midwifery Care Course:

#4: Cluett, Elizabeth. “Chapter 2: Evidence Based Practice”. Principles and Practice of Research in Midwifery. 2nd edition. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. 2006

#5: Redshaw M, Henderson J. Learning the hard way: expectations and experiences of infant feeding support. Birth. 2012 Mar;39(1):21-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.2011.00509.x. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 22369602.

#6: Saastad E, Winje BA, Israel P, Frøen JF. Fetal movement counting--maternal concern and experiences: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. Birth. 2012 Mar;39(1):10-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-536X.2011.00508.x. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 22369601.

#8: Tutorial: How to Form an Answerable Clinical Question. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Clinical effectiveness specialist. 2004.

#9: Abalos E, Carroli G, Mackey ME, Bergel E. Critical appraisal of systematic reviews: The WHO Reproductive Health Library, No 4, Geneva, The World Health Organization, 2001 (WHO/RHR/01.6).

#10: Wax JR, Lucas FL, Lamont M, et al. Maternal and newborn outcomes in planned home birth vs. planned hospital births: a meta analysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010; 203:243.e1-8. Wax JR, Lucas FL, Lamont M, et al. Maternal and newborn outcomes in planned home birth vs. planned hospital births: a metaanalysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010;203:243.e1-8.

#11: Buckman, et al. Evidence Based Medicine: A Mini-manual. University of Alberta. 2008

 

BSM Portfolio:

Use the form below to track completion and submission of the BSM Portfolio. Portfolio submissions must be made through https://www.dropbox.com/ Please first set up a free Dropbox account, then contact the NCM office so that we can share a private folder with you for your portfolio submission uploads.

BSM Portfolio Submission Tracking Form

 

BSM 10 Mentored Births:

(24 Credits)

BSM-MW480-10 MENTORED BIRTHS Adobe Acrobat Version Credits
BSM MW480 Syllabus
24
BSM MW480 Instructions for Documentation  
BSM MW480-A: Chart Review Checklist  
BSM MW480-B: Record of Chart Review Objectives  
BSM MW480-C: Summary of Completed Chart Reviews