Nurse Midwife Receives Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Daisy Goodman specializes in women's health and obstetrics
January 11, 2010
Daisy Goodman, DNP, WHNP
Franklin Health Women’s Care is pleased to announce that Daisy Goodman, DNP, WHNP, a certified nurse practitioner/midwife who specializes in women’s health and obstetrics recently received her doctor of nursing practice degree from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Health Professions.
The doctor of nursing practice degree supports the American Association of Colleges of Nursing decision that advanced practice nursing education should move from the master’s to the doctoral level by 2015. The curricula provide education in evidence-based clinical practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership, among other key areas.
Goodman focused her doctoral work on the evidence-based care of pregnant women with opioid dependency in the rural hospital setting.
Goodman joined Franklin Health Women’s Care in 2006. She received her Master’s degree in nurse-midwifery from State University of New York at Stonybrook. Prior to that she attended Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky, earning her women’s health nurse practitioner certificate and nurse-midwifery certificate.
Franklin Health Women’s Care offers a full-range of women’s health services at its offices in the Franklin Health Medical Arts Center, located on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. Obstetrical services are also provided at Franklin Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services in Livermore Falls located in the Central Plaza at 76 Main Street.
For appointments, call Franklin Health Women’s Care at 778-6394.
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