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Research Priorities by Strategic Focus





DOMAIN

PROGRAM

RESEARCH NEED

Domain 3: National Advancement of Midwifery

3.1: Full practice authority in all states territories and federal programs

Midwives as primary care providers and integral to the Affordable Care Act.




The outcomes of care when midwives have full practice autonomy

3.2 Education

Midwifery education




Interprofessional education

3.3 Strategic Communications

Women's decision-making processes on choice of providers during pregnancy and birth




Women's decision-making processes about healthcare procedures and interventions

3.4 Diversification and Inclusion

Identify barriers to and opportunities for the development of a diverse midwifery workforce




Innovate ways to prepare more midwife providers especially from diverse and underrepresented groups

3.5 Quality and Safety

Grow the evidence base on the midwifery model of care and translate it into specific practices




Research linkages between midwifery care practices and specific maternal and neonatal outcomes e.g. out of hospital birth




Women's health inequities and disparities.

3.6 Accurate Data

A systematic approach to collecting clinical practice data across the membership










Domain 4: Global Health




International maternal-child health issues such as safe motherhood




The work of midwives globally.










Domain 5: Organizational Capacity




ACNM needs to take lead in research on women's health and maternity care




Opportunities to collaborate on research with other professional organizations




Study & disseminate successful interprofessional collaborations, including research on productive teams, to enhance financial efficiency




Explore and develop policy research relevant to the goals of ACNM.





Note: Red type indicates top three priorities as identified by ACNM
elected and volunteer leadership.




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