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American College of Nurse-Midwives

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Executive Director, Lorrie Kaplan
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910

240-485-1800 (Voice)
240-485-1818 (FAX)

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The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) establishes standards for the practice of nurse-midwifery, certifies nurse-midwives, and accredits nurse-midwifery education programs. ACNM holds an annual convention, publishes a variety of educational materials, and refers consumers to locally practicing nurse-midwives. ACNM also cooperates with allied groups to improve services for mothers and infants.


ACNM publications include a list of accredited educational programs, standards and guidelines for nurse-midwifery services, position papers, and a variety of consumer-oriented brochures and videos. Serial publication: Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, bimonthly--literature on and for nurse-midwives. Its scope includes the presentation of current knowledge in the fields of nurse-midwifery, parent-child health, obstetrics, well-woman gynecology, family planning, and neonatology.


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Date Entered: 7/1/1998
Date Edited: 2/20/2013
Date Revised: 6/19/2006 12:48:53 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1288
Accession Number: DP91A0638

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