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ACME Criteria Documents
Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation (Revised May 2019) (PDF)
Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation (Revised May 2019) (Word)
Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation
(Old Version/Revised 2015) (PDF)

Criteria for Programmatic Preaccreditation (Revised June 2013)

SER Checklist
ACME SER/PAR Checklist (for New Criteria)


Policies and Procedures Manual 
ACME Policies and Procedures Manual (Revised August 2019)

ACME Fee Schedule
ACME 2019 Fee Schedule (posted July 24, 2018)
ACME 2020/2021 Fee Schedule
(posted July 10, 2019)


Other Documents including Preceptors and Clinical Site Memos
ACME Guidelines for Interprofessional Clinical Supervision of Midwifery Students (August 2014)
International Preceptors and Clinical Experiences (April 2015)
HPAC Guidance on Developing Interprofessional Education for Health Professionals (2019) 

Sample SERs (For old version of Criteria 2015)
ACME Sample Self Evaluation Report (SER) 2017- Baystate Medical Center
ACME Sample Self Evaluation Report (SER) 2016 - Shenandoah University
ACME Sample Preaccreditation Report (PAR) 2016 - Fairfield University

Related Documents
The 2012 American College of Nurse-Midwives Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice: History and Revision by Julia C. Phillippi, CNM, PhD, Melissa D. Avery, CNM, PhD, Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health

The Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors Prerequisite to Midwifery Clinical Coursework

Affiliations of ACME accredited programs with other programs/institutions

Scheduling Timelines for Board of Review Process (Accreditation/Preaccreditation)

Number of ACME Accredited Midwifery Programs from 1990-2018

ACNM Documents

To find the most up to date ACNM Documents including the ACNM Standards for the Practice of Midwifery; ACNM Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice; ACNM Competencies for Master's Level Midwifery Education; ACNM The Practice Doctorate in Midwifery; ACNM Code of Ethics, and ACNM Mission, Vision, Core Values (April 2012), please visit here



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