NRP Updates for 2023

Results from the NARM NRP Survey! Every year NARM gets emails and phone calls from midwives who describe the challenges of getting NRP training in their communities. In response to these concerns, NARM conducted a survey to get a better understanding from the entire CPM community of what barriers to NRP courses exist and which […]

NARM Accountability

CPM Informed Disclosure As you may know, NARM has an Accountability process for clients to file complaints about Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs). This is a process to improve midwifery care through remediation and professional peer review. Midwives who use the CPM credential must include, in their Informed Disclosure, information on the NARM Accountability process and […]

NARM NRP Policy Update May 2021

NRP Policy Updates As of June 1, 2021, all initial Certification and Recertification applications will need to meet NARM’s pre-COVID NRP and CPR requirement of in-person skill evaluation. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) will be releasing the 8th edition NRP program in June. Due to these changes NARM has updated […]

Certemy and NARM Board Update

The New Online System Update NARM is pleased to report that Certemy, the new online program to process applications is going well! There are still some bugs to be worked out, but the tech people are working hard to resolve them! Currently, a few PEP applications are being beta tested, and we hope that we […]

NARM Policy Updates, March 2021

Virtual Clinical Experiences – Extended NARM will allow two virtual clinicals to apply to the Continuity of Care clinical requirements for CPM candidates and NARM Preceptor registrants for each Continuity of Care Client: one prenatal in the final trimester and one postpartum done anytime between 24 hours and six weeks post birth. NARM has extended […]

New Online System for CPM Renewals will be available next week!

Remember the new online certification system we emailed you about a few days ago? It will be live and available for you to use next week. How can I get access to the new system? What are the next steps? Look for an email from info@narm.org (our usual eBlast email) in the next 3 days […]

New Online System for CPM Renewals!

NARM is pleased to announce a new software system that will allow you to manage your CPM Recertification online! This system will make it faster and easier for CPMs to renew. We know that some will prefer the old system…no worries! We will continue to accept paper applications mailed to the Applications office as an option until […]

Updated Cultural Awareness Requirements

The NARM Board of Directors is committed to the ongoing professional development of CPMs to ensure the best outcomes for the families they serve. NARM recognizes it is not just clinical skills such as neonatal resuscitation which require ongoing training to sustain competency but also interpersonal skills such as cultural awareness and non-violent communication that must be maintained by […]

COVID-19 Updates October, 2020

Update on Virtual Clinical Experiences As announced earlier this year, NARM will allow two virtual clinicals to apply to the Continuity of Care clinical requirements for CPM candidates and NARM Preceptor registrants for each Continuity of Care Client: one prenatal in the final trimester and one postpartum done anytime between 24 hours and six weeks […]

COVID-19 Updates

Statement on Applications Department Delays We are all aware of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Although the situation continues to evolve rapidly, NARM remains fully committed to protecting our certification process while pursuing the completion of our work in a safe, diligent, and reasonable manner. We are currently experiencing staffing challenges in our Applications office due to the […]