September 15

Webinar: Maternal stress and timing of delivery: Preliminary cortisol data from Puerto Rico and the mitigating role of midwifery care

Maternal stress and timing of delivery: Preliminary cortisol data from Puerto Rico and the mitigating role of midwifery care 1.5 MEAC CEs (0.15 CEUs) Available Thursday September 24th, 2020 Register Now Maternal stress is associated with nearly half of preterm births globally, however, existing research has yet to determine the best way to measure and sufficiently understand.

May 19

COVID-19 and the Imperative to Elevate Equity

COVID-19 and the Imperative to Elevate Equity   If it wasn’t already abundantly clear ,the COVID-19 pandemic is shining a spotlight on the impact structural inequities have on social determinants of health and the disproportionate impact on the health and lives of people of color, especially black and indigenous people. Since economic stability is one.

May 15

Upcoming Webinar: NACPM Presents Student Capstone Projects

NACPM Presents Student Capstone Projects Thursday, May 28th, 2020 3:00 – 4:30 ET REGISTER NOW Students are the future of the midwifery profession! In alignment with NACPM’s commitment to investing in our workforce, on Thursday, May 28th, we have invited two midwifery students to present their capstone projects to the community. This webinar, the 25th.

April 14

Live Remote Proctoring for the NARM Exam is Available!

As you know, most of the usual NARM test sites are closed, and many applicants are also in states with shelter-in-place orders. This situation has delayed the testing part of the CPM certification process for the past three weeks and for what could be several months to come. NARM submitted an application to the National.

April 14

Midwives and the U.S. Census: Making Sure Every Child Counts

Midwives and the U.S. Census: Making Sure Every Child Counts Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:00-3:00 ET WATCH RECORDING Very young children, from infants to four years old, are historically the population at greatest risk of being undercounted in the U.S. Census, with an estimated one million uncounted in the 2010 Census. Many federal programs, that.

April 14

Grappling with Clinical Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Grappling with Clinical Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic Fri, Apr 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT MEAC CEUs applied for REGISTER NOW New guidance and shifting information on safety considerations for pregnancy and birth is emerging almost daily during the current public health crisis, some based on hard evidence and some on professional.

April 2

NACPM COVID-19 Webinars

COVID-19: Telehealth for Community Midwives Friday, April 3, 2020 1:00-2:30 ET MEAC CEUs applied for WATCH RECORDING VIEW SLIDES (PART 1) VIEW SLIDES (PART 2) Certified Professional Midwife care takes place within the context of relationship, respect and support. As providers of high-touch, time-intensive and highly personal care, midwives are having to adopt policies and.

March 17

Coronavirus: Midwives on the Front Line

  Coronavirus: Midwives on the Front Line Access presentation slides here (MEAC CEUs applied for) In these moments of uncertainty, fear and unprecedented disruption due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus around the world and now growing quickly in the U.S., midwives are urgently searching for the best information about how to protect and.

March 6

NACPM Celebrates CPM Victories!

NACPM Celebrates CPM Victories! Today, we celebrate three exciting milestones! NACPM has an abiding commitment to social justice in birth, to eliminating the unconscionable effects of racism on birth outcomes, and to investing in a strong, racially, ethnically and socially representative midwifery workforce. We are honored to partner with community leaders, our midwife colleagues, students, donors.

December 21

$2.5 Million to Educate Disadvantaged Student Midwives Becomes Law

On Thursday, December 19th, following a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives earlier in the week, the Senate passed the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 which includes funding for the Department of Health and Human Services through next September. NACPM and the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) are thrilled to announce that funding.

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