Let’s Take Care of Business: Visit the Annual Meeting page to access the motion form. Once completed, e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line: Motion form. Motions will also be accepted on-site one hour in advance of each business meeting. Please be sure to keep a copy of the motion for your records. The business meetings are: Sunday, June 13, 3:45 – 6:15 p.m. and Tuesday, June 15, 9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
A.C.N.M. Foundation’s Diana Jolles Chosen for Prestigious Panel Nominated by ACNM, Diana was chosen to be a member of the Perinatal Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) for the National Quality Forum's (NQF) Patient Safety Measures project. For more info, visit the National Quality Forum web site.
Reduced Price CEUs from the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health Take advantage of this 25% off offer on the Special Continuing Education issue -- Topics in Infectious Disease (May/June 2008). Visit jmwh.com’s CEUs Available page to access the issue. Click here to access the CEU form. All evaluation forms must be received by June 30, 2010.
AARP Issued a Policy Supplement on ARNPs’ Scope of Practice, Which Included Nurse-Midwives For the past two years, ACNM has been a coalition member with AARP’s Center to Champion Nursing in America, and worked closely with other organizations to educate AARP about the barriers that limit the ability of CNMs and others from practicing to the full extent of their scope of practice. We discussed several specific areas in which AARP could be helpful, and a new policy statement was one of them.
Bastyr University (WA) Introduces First-of-its-Kind Midwifery Degree The nation's first regionally accredited, articulated direct-entry Master of Science degree in midwifery is now available. The three-year program also qualifies graduates to become state (or provincially) licensed and nationally certified by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) as a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM).
National Pregnancy Registry Checks Antipsychotics for Pregnant Women The National Pregnancy Registry for Atypical Antipsychotics evaluates the safety of atypical antipsychotic medications that may be taken by pregnant women. Any woman who is pregnant and taking an atypical antipsychotic can enroll. For more information, call 1-866-961-2388.