The purpose of this category is to expedite the application process for individual midwives legally recognized in a the United Kingdom, which has a recognition process that has been evaluated by NARM as meeting the equivalency standards for NARM certification.
- Fulfill the General Education Requirements.
- Attend a minimum of 10 primary out-of-hospital births in the US/Canada with a qualified preceptor.
- Complete the appropriate NARM application forms.
- Submit a notarized copy of current state/country credential (i.e. certification, licensure, or registration).
Upon approval of the application materials, the NARM Written Examination will be scheduled.
The NARM Written Examination is only given in the U.S.
The Certified Professional Midwife certification will be issued after all requirements are met.
The Candidate Information Booklet (CIB) is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the certification process. It is recommended that all candidates have a copy of the CIB as they move through the process of documentation of experience, knowledge and skills.
The CIB also contains information on the NARM Skills and Written Exams, including test specifications and textbook lists. A paper copy can be ordered through the applications department or you can simply download an electronic copy.