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Katherine Camacho Carr, PhD, ARNP, CNM, FACNM is the Jean Bushman Endowed Chair for Vulnerable Populations and Professor whose interests focus on women’s health, maternal child health care and education of advanced practice nurses, especially nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives. Her scholarly work focuses on instructional design and the use of computer distributed learning, as well as other innovative technologies in teaching and learning. Dr. Carr has a special interest in cervical cancer screening for low resource settings. As an experienced nurse-midwife she is also prepared as an international consultant to assist developing communities with safe motherhood and child survival training.
See http://acnm.org – click on News & Events or search for President’s Pen to read bimonthly editorials on various topics.
Bradford, H., Cardenas, V, Camacho Carr, K & Lydon-Rochelle, M. (2007). Accuracy of birth certificate and hospital discharge data: a Certified Nurse-Midwife and physician comparison. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Retrieved February 16, 2007 from http://www.springerlink.com/content/p086271141687276/fulltext.html. (research).
Camacho Carr, K. & Plager, B. (2006). Women’s health in the Russian federation. Submitted to J. Midwifery & Women’s Health. Review pending.
Benedetti, T., Baldwin, L., Skillman, S., Bowditch, E., Camacho Carr, K. & Meyers, S. (2006). Professional liability issues and practice patterns of obstetric providers in Washington state. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 107: 1238-1246. (research)
Camacho Carr, K. & Sellors, J. (2004). Screening for cervical cancer in low resource settings. J Midwifery & Women’s Health , 49(4): 329-337.
Camacho Carr, K and Farley, C. (2003). Redesigning courses for the world wide web. J Midwifery & Women’s Health, 48(6): 407-417.
Camacho Carr, K (2003) Innovations in midwifery education. J Midwifery & Women’s Health, 48(6): 393-397.
Farley, C. & Camacho Carr, K. (2003). New directions in midwifery education: the master’s of science in midwifery degree. J Midwifery & Women’s Health, 48(2): 133-137.
Camacho Carr, K. & Brucker, M. C. (2002). Midwifery education today. Nurs Clinics N Am 37: 803-818.
Camacho Carr, K. (2000). Developing an evidence-based practice protocol: implications for midwifery practice. J Midwifery & Women’s Health, 45(6): 544-551.
Camacho Carr, K. (1999). Creating off-campus/distance learning courses for midwifery education: a brief introduction. J Nurse-Midwifery, 44(1): 57-64.
Camacho Carr, K., Fullerton, J., Severino, R. & McHugh, K. (1996). Barriers to completion of nurse-midwifery distance education program. J Distance Education, 11(1): 111-131. (research)
Rooks, J. & Camacho Carr, K. (1995). Criteria for accreditation of direct-entry midwifery education. J Nurse-Midwifery, 40(3), 297-303.
Camacho Carr, K. (1994). The supportive and non-supportive childbirth environment. International J of Childbirth Educ, 9(3), 10-13. (research)
Treistman, J, Camacho Carr, K. & McHugh, K. (1993) Teaching nurse- midwifery at a distance. J Nurse-Midwifery, 38(6), 358-365.
Rooks, J., Camacho Carr, K. and Sandvold, I. (1991). The importance of non-masters degree options in nurse-midwifery education. J of Nurse-Midwifery, 35(8), 124-130.
Camacho Carr, K. (1986). Nurse-midwifery in the 1980's. Fam Practice Recertification, 8(5), 43-46.
Glascock, J. and Camacho Carr, K. (1984). Obstetrical scope of practice of masters prepared family nurse practitioners. Nurse Practitioner, 8, 34-39. (research)
Camacho Carr., K. and Walton, V. (1982). Early postpartum discharge. JOGGN, 11(1), 29-30.
Dejong, R., Shy, K. and Camacho Carr, K. (1981). An out-of-hospital birthcenter with university referral. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 58(6), 703-707. (research)
Camacho Carr, K. (1980). Obstetric practices which protect against neonatal morbidity: focus on maternal position in labor and birth. Birth and Family J, 7, 249-254.
Refereed Book Chapters
Kennedy, H. P. & Camacho Carr, K. (2006). Using evidence to support clinical practice. In Schuiling, K. & Likis, F. (Eds.). Women’s Gynecologic Health. Jones & Bartlett.
Camacho Carr, K. (2002). Home care of the new family. In Martinson, I. and Widmer, A. (eds.), Home Health Nursing Care. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company.
Camacho Carr, K. (1989). Home care of the new family. In Martinson, I. and Widmer, A. (eds.), Home Health Nursing Care. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company.
Camacho Carr, K. (1986). Nurse-midwifery and family practice physicians. In Rooks, J. (ed.), Nurse-Midwifery in America. Washington, D.C.: Am College of Nurse-Midwives Foundation.
Camacho Carr, K. (1986). Nursing care during labor and birth. In Neeson, J. and May, K. (eds.), Comprehensive Maternity Nursing. New York: Lipincott.
Camacho Carr. K. (1986). The process of labor and birth. In Neeson, J. and May, K. (eds.), Comprehensive Maternity Nursing. New York: Lipincott.
Camacho Carr, K. (1984). Maternal positions for birth. In Simkin, P. and Kitzinger, S. (eds.), Episiotomy and the Second Stage of Labor. Seattle, WA.:Pennypress.
Additional Scholarly Publications
Sellors J, Camacho Carr K, Bingham A, Winkler J (2004). Course in Visual Methods for Cervical Cancer Screening: Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and Lugol’s Iodine. Seattle, WA: PATH.
Sellors JW, Camacho Carr K, Winkler J, Bingham A. (2003). Teaching Visual Inspection of theCervix with Acetic Acid (VIA). Curriculum document. Seattle, WA: PATH.
Woods, S. & Camacho Carr, K. (2002). The art and science of labor support. March of Dimes Nursing Module. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes Defects Foundation Education Services.
Camacho Carr, K., Beasley, G., Groggel, M., Perkins, C., Hobdy, J, Choitz, P., Hood Emerson, M., & Zeigler, M. (1996). Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Workbook: A Home Study Program. Hyden, KY: Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Nursing, Community-based Nurse-Midwifery Education Program.
Camacho Carr, K. (1996). Community based education and strategies for distance teaching and learning. In American Association of Colleges of Nursing (ed), Marketing & Teaching Strategies for Advanced Practice Nursing. San Antonio, TX: AACN.
Scupholme, A. & Camacho Carr, K. (1993). CNMs and primary care: practice models and types of service. Quickening, Nov/Dec, 14. (research)
Camacho Carr, K. (1988). The Development of Policies and Procedures for the Practice of Midwifery. Seattle, Wa.: Pennypress monographs.
Camacho Carr, K. (1986). Alternatives in childbirth. NAACOG Update Series. Princeton, New Jersey: Continuing Professional Education Center, Inc..
Camacho Carr. K. (1983). Management of the second stage of labor. NAACOG Update Series. Princeton, New Jersey: Continuing Professional Education Center, Inc.
3/11/07 Midwives Empowering Women. Mid-Triennial Americas Regional Conference, International Confederation of Midwives, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2/8/07 The Role of the Midwife in Global Maternal Child Health, University of Washington, School of Public Health, HSERV/EPI 544, Maternal & Child Health in Developing Countries.
10/8/06 The Big Three Epidemics: Epidurals, Inductions and Cesareans, International Childbirth Education Association Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.
6/05 Premier Presentation, Am College of Nurse-Midwives 50th Annual Meeting, Midwifery Hidden Treasures: The Unsung Heroines and Heroes of Midwifery, Washington, D.C.
2/19/05 Third Annual Western Regional International Health Conference, University of Washington. Panel presentation: Poor Moms, Poor Babies: Challenges in International Maternal & Newborn Care. Presentation: Community Partnership for Safe Motherhood & Child Survival, Seattle, WA.
5/28/02 Beyond the Pap Smear: The Latest Technologies in Cervical Cancer Screening – Symposium presented at ACNM Annual Meeting, sponsored by Watson Women’s Health.
Non-refereed or Invited
11/15/05 Production and presentation with Dr Lydia McAlister – Maama Omwaana Project in Uganda (narrated powerpoint) for Sigma Theta Tau chapter at Seattle University College of Nursing students and faculty (invited)
11/05 OB Rounds, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Interdisciplinary Communication (invited)
11/05 ACNM’s Vision to Support Education & Practice, Midwifery Business Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (invited)
9/05 Exploring the Use of Standardized Patients in Graduate Nursing Curricula Presentation for Faculty Development, Seattle University, College of Nursing (invited)
7/05 Panel moderator, International Congress of Midwives, Brisbane Australia (invited)
4/05 Celebrating 30 years of Nurse-Midwifery in Washington State, a presentation of the history of nurse-midwifery in Washington state at the Seattle Public Library (invited)
2/18/05 Obstetrics Case Conference, invited participant. Presentation entitled Interdisciplinary Practice – Communication, Collaboration, Consultation & Referral. Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Seattle, WA.
1/31/05 Challenges & Opportunities for Nurse-Midwifery Education – research presented at HRSA, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Nursing Rockville, MD (research presentation)
11/06/04 Barriers to Midwifery Education: Practice and Education - the Critical Link – presented research at Midwifery Business Institute, Albuquerque, NM (invited)
2006 Delegation Leader, Women’s Health Delegation to India, studying Aryuvedic health and practices (August 24 – Sept 6)
2005 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), Council Meetings, representing the American College of Nurse-Midwives, Brisbane, Australia, July, 2005
Northern Michigan University, School of Nursing. Conducted a workshop for faculty - Developing Web-Based Courses (October)
2004 Consultant to ACNM and Division of Nursing:Barriers to Midwifery Education – Review of the literature (see unpublished work listed above) and survey (manuscript under development (summer & fall 04)
2003 Review Panel, Division of Nursing, HRSA for Adv Nurse Education grants (March)
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Seattle Office, Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, Revision of a cervical cancer screening curriculum/trainers manual for nurses and midwives in W Kenya (Oct - Dec)
2002 Institute of Midwifery, Women & Health, Philadelphia University, Midwifery Education Program; Grant preparation (October and November)
Delegation Co-Leader and panel moderator, Am Nurses Assoc, People to People Citizen Ambassador Program, U.S. - China Joint Nursing Conference, Beijing, China (October)
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Seattle Office, Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, Assisted with the development of a cervical cancer screening curriculum/trainers manual for nurses and midwives in W Kenya (August)
University of Washington, School of Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner Program, Helping faculty evaluate and improve web-based courses in the Rural APN Program Option (July)
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