Are you in a state that requires a MEAC education starting January 1, 2020?
Starting January 1, 2020, states that use the US MERA language will require CPMs to have either attended a MEAC school or obtain a Midwifery Bridge Certificate if they earned their CPM via PEP route prior to December 31, 2019. PEP students who are in training in these states (Alabama, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, and South Dakota) may want to obtain their CPM this year.
Are you in a state that has adopted US MERA language into a licensing law or that is considering a licensure law based on US MERA language? What is US MERA, and what is US MERA language? The US Midwifery Education, Regulation, and Association (US MERA) is a coalition comprised of representatives of national midwifery […]
The US Midwifery Education, Regulation, and Association (US MERA) convened for the third annual meeting of the collaboration on April 25-27, 2015, at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland. Representatives of the member organizations came together to continue our mutual work to advance the vision of expanding access to high-quality midwifery care and physiologic birth […]
NARM participated in the US Midwifery Education, Regulation, and Association (US MERA) workgroup in Potomac, Maryland from April 10th through April 13th, 2014. US MERA is comprised of the seven organizations responsible for midwifery education, regulation, and association in the United States – the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM), Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC), […]
A facilitated meeting occurred at the Airlie Convention Center, Warrenton, Virginia on April 19-21, 2013. Representatives from the seven US MERA organizations spent two days working with facilitators to achieve the original goals. The process included open dialogue and active listening from all participants. We took the first steps at learning to work effectively together […]