NARM Policy & Procedure Updates, August 2021

Starting September 1, 2021

NARM’s New Testing Company!

The NARM examination will be administered by a new testing company starting September 1, 2021. NARM is working to make this transition as seamless as possible to ensure there are no interruptions in testing or credentialing.

Starting January 1, 2022

Cultural Awareness Policy

Currently, NARM requires all initial Certifications to include a course on Cultural Awareness. As of January 1, 2022, all Recertification and Preceptor applications will also need to include a workshop, module, or course on Cultural Awareness every three years as part of the application for Recertification. A newly expanded list of Cultural Awareness course is available at

Category 2 CEU Policy

As of January 1, 2022, the maximum number of CEUs accepted in Category 2 (unaccredited hours) will revert back to 10. Category 2 CEUs are classes or coursework in the field of midwifery, women’s health, or the evaluation and care of the newborn without accredited CEUs. For more information go to

Contact us via 888-842-4784 or email

Have you registered with Certemy?

Certemy is the new online portal to process Certification, Recertification, and Preceptor applications. In December 2020, NARM sent an email with information on how to log in to the Certemy portal. If you no longer have the link or you need assistance, please email

REMINDER: All COVID Extensions Expired June 1, 2021

eBlast emailed August 30, 2021

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