What is NARM?

The North American Registry of Midwives sets the standard for the competency-based Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) credential.

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What is a CPM?

The Certified Professional Midwife credential, issued by NARM, is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

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How to Become a CPM?

The first step in the certification process is an evaluation of the applicant’s education and clinical training according to the standards set by the Portfolio Evaluation Process.

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The Latest from NARM —

NARM Job Analysis 2024

CPMs, check your email inboxes today for a Special Announcement email from Professional Testing Corporation (PTC). It has the subject line: “NARM Requests Your Input

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New Accountability Committee!

Accountability provides reassurance to families who choose CPMs as their care providers and to states who utilize the CPM for legal recognition. Professional conduct is

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NARM Job Analysis 2023

As you may know, NARM follows a process every 6-8 years to survey CPMs about their practices. This survey is called the Job Analysis. The

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Total number of
Certified Professional Midwife
credentials issued as of January 26, 2024

4579

Total number of Certified Professional Midwife credentials issued as of November 26, 2021—

4,120

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