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    Curriculum Vitae: Carla M. Reeves, M.S.N., C.N.M., OB/GYN

    Place of Birth: San Francisco,California

    Citizenship: U.S.A.


    • Registered Nurse. Arizona R.N. 065459
    • Certified Nurse Midwife, Arizona 99
    • Registered Nurse, California R.N. 219261
    • Nurse Midwife, California N.M.W. 37
    • Public Health Nurse, California

    Certification: American College of NurseMidwives 1975


    • 1971 University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
    • 1972 Womack Army Hospital Fort Bragg, North Carolina OB/GYN. Nurse Practitioner Program Certificate
    • 1975 University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky Master of Science Degree in Nursing Nurse Midwife Certification

    Professional Organizations:

    • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Charter Educational Affiliate
    • American College of Nurse Midwives
    • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
    • Bay Area Non-Docs

    Professional Experience:

    8 July 1996 to present
    Nurse Practitioner
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    39500 Liberty Street Fremont, California 94536

    Responsibilities: Provide prenatal and postpartum care to obstetricalpatients in a multi-service group. Perform physical assessment forobstetric and gynecologic patients for annual exams, family planningneeds, including diaphragm fitting, insertion and removal of IUDs andoral contraceptives, and acute minor gynecologic complaints. Provideindividual counseling, referrals and education for women. Performintrauterine insemination. Wrote protocols for telephone triage.

    1 August 1994 - 15 June 1996
    Nurse Practitioner/ Nurse-Midwife
    Lonia Vista Ob./Gyn. Medical Group
    2577 Samaritan Drive 48 10
    San Jose, California 95124

    Responsibilities: Providing prenatal, intrapartal, and postpartum careto high risk and routine obstetrical patients in a private practicesetting. Perform physical assessment for obstetrical and gynecologicpatients for annual exams, family planning needs, and acute minor gyn.problems. Provide individual counseling, referrals, and education forwomen. Write and coordinate patient care protocols for midwifery carewithin the practice setting.

    1 August, 1988 - 30 June, 1994
    Nurse Midwife Southwest Women's Health Services / Associated Women'sSpecialists Phoenix, Arizona

    Responsibilities: Providing prenatal, intrapartal, and postpartal carein a private practice setting. Perform physical assessment for Ob and wellwoman exams. Provide family planning counseling and devices to women -including oral contraceptives, diaphragms, insertion and removal of IUDs,insertion and removal of Norplant devices. Manage minor Gyn. complaints.Provide individual counseling, referrals, and education to clients.

    January, 1994 - June, 1994
    Certified Nurse-Midwife / Ob./Gyn. Nurse Practitioner
    Arizona Institute of Reproductive Medicine
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Responsibilities: Provide weekend relief coverage for the instituteclients. Perform intrauterine insemination and intracervical insemination.Assist with monitoring patients during egg retrieval. Provide phoneconsultations and assessments.

    1985 - 1988
    Senior Nurse Midwife, Major, U.S.A.F., N.C. U.S.A.F.
    Hospital Luke Air Force Base,
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Responsibilities: Provide prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal, familyplanning, and well women care for active duty personnel and dependents.Primary call person during office hours to labor and delivery and sharenight call with other members of the Ob. Department. Coordinate andparticipate in weekly high risk care conferences with other providers.Perform most of the requested circumcisions on male newborns.

    1987- 1984
    Senior Nurse Midwife, Major, U.S.A.F., N.C.
    Regional Medical Center Clark Air Base,

    Responsibilities: Provide prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal, familyplanning, and well woman care for active duty personnel and dependents.Participate in care rounds with Ob/ Gyn staff and residents. Provide inservice education to nursing staff. Provide relief support to otherhospitals within the Pacific area.

    1978 - 1984
    Nurse Midwife, Captain, U.S.A.F., N.C.
    Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix Arizona

    Responsibilities: Provide antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal,family planning, and well woman care to active duty personnel anddependents. Establish a Nurse Midwifery component to the Ob./Gyn.Department. Formulate and write 'initial protocols for nurse-midwives atLuke U.S.A.F. Base. Perform circumcisions on newborn males. ParticipateU'I Ob. Care conferences with other providers within the department.

    1978 Ob./Gyn.
    Nurse Practitioner Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Inc.
    Santa Barbara, California

    Responsibilities: Provide family planning counseling and well womanexams for clients.

    Private Duty / Clinic Nurse Homemakers
    UpJohn Santa Maria, California

    Responsibilities: Coordinate care and schedules in a high volume familyplanning clinic. Private counseling and education to clients.

    1975 - 1977
    Nurse Midwife, Captain, U.S.A.
    Darnall Army Base Fort Hood, Texas

    Responsibilities: Provide antepartal, intrapartal, postpartal, familyplanning, and well woman , assessment for active duty personnel anddependents. Help establish and implement the first nurse-midwifery serviceat Darnall Amy Hospital. Provide labor management and deliver uncomplicatedOb. Patients. Co-manage and deliver high risk Ob. patients.

    1972 - 1974
    Ob./Gyn. Nurse Practitioner, Lt., U.S.A. Silas B. Hayes Army HospitalFor Ord, California

    Responsibilities: Establish the role of Ob./Gyn. Nurse Practitioner atSilas B. Hayes Army Hospital. Provide antepartal, postpartal, familyplanning, and well woman assessment and care. Provide patient educationthrough prenatal classes and individual counseling. Assist in formulatingwritten patient care protocols.

    1971 General Duty Nurse, I Lt. U.S.A.
    Irwin Army Hospital Fort
    Riley, Kansas

    Responsibilities: Nursing assessment and management of medical andsurgical patients. Supervising non- R.N. staff.

    Clinical Teaching Experience:

    • 1972-1988 -- Prenatal Education Instructor
    • 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988 --Instructor - Emergency Medical Technician Course: "Emergency Delivery"
    • 1983 -- Nursing Inservice Course: Primary Instructor for two day meeting, Luke Air Force Base, Phoenix, Arizona.
    • 1985 -- PACAF Regional OB/GYN. Conference, Clark Air Base. Philippines Course Coordinator and Instructor


    • "Physiology of Labor - Diagnosis and Management"
    • "Infections in Pregnancy"
    • "Pregnancy Induced Hypertension"
    • "Diabetes in Pregnancy" "Intrauterine Growth Retardation"
    • "Antepartal Care - Assessment for Risk"
    • "OB Emergencies"