For the first time, guidance on hydrotherapy during labor and birth has been created by maternity care experts providing health care professionals and institutions with consensus that had been previously lacking on this topic. A collaboration of the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives (NACPM), American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), the American Association of Birth.
Please join us for a December webinar with Billy Wynne of Thorn Run Partners for an inside look at the election results and what they could mean for CPMs and maternity care in the US. Also, a new webinar series on Equity, Race and Midwifery Access will begin in January with our keynote speaker Dr..
State Legislative Toolkit Now Available Curious how your state licensing law measures up when compared to national and international standards? Need help planning a campaign to secure licensure for CPMs in your state? Would information about the benefits of midwifery care be useful in your efforts to promote CPMs? NACPM has heard your requests for.
“Organizations have a calling to contribute something energetically, valuably to the world, and an evolutionary energy to move toward that calling.” * The NACPM Board of Directors is taking an extraordinary new direction this year by electing Tanya Khemet and Audrey Levine as Co-Presidents. This decision builds on two important commitments. The first is.
Calling all CPMs and others interested in the work of NACPM! You are invited to participate in our 2016 Annual Meeting this Thursday, November 7 at 2:00 pm EST. The meeting will be held on-line. Register Here This past year, NACPM has undertaken several important initiatives, each designed to strengthen the three pillars of a.
Congratulations to the Illinois Council for Certified Professional Midwives, our newest NACPM State Chapter! We’ve seen the ground breaking work that you’ve accomplished around midwifery legislation in Illinois, and we are excited to work alongside you to bring that work to fruition. NACPM is working hard to generate high quality webinars for our members and.
Our most recent newsletter chronicles our recent Board meeting and our shift towards a shared and cross-racial leadership model. In addition, learn about our upcoming webinar on CPMs and Payment Reform. Read the newsletter here
Maternity care in the United States is unnecessarily expensive and does not produce the best results. Midwives know it and now leading experts in health care payment reform agree. But whether CPMs will be seen as part of the solution and whether CPMs are prepared to participate in the new payment reform models are open.
Congratulations to Amy Johnson-Grass – First CPM to Serve as President of the American Association of Birth Centers! The membership of the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) has elected Amy Johnson-Grass, ND, LM, LN, CPM, President-Elect of the AABC. Johnson-Grass is the first Certified Professional Midwife to serve as President of the Association. As.
State licensure, combined with national certification, is essential to the future of CPMs. Twenty years after creation of the CPM credential, 24 of the 29 states that license direct-entry midwives recognize the CPM credential as a route to licensure. (see a state-by state chart here.) While there are many obstacles to achieving licensure in every.