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.
Please join us for webinars on Monday, September 26, 2016 and Thursday, October 6, 2016. The Monday webinar will feature a number of speakers on the Zika virus: how it affects the mother and fetus, how to manage patient care and more. On October 6 we will hear from CPMs in Maine, Kentucky and Illinois,.
Join us for a webinar with national experts and midwives in the field who are working to understand the Zika virus. Learn up-to-date guidance for midwives and other maternity care providers and find out how to access resources for yourself and your clients. Learn more and register for the webinar