Understanding State Practice Environments 2017 State Practice Environment for Certified Nurse-Midwives - A set of slides meant to educate you about basic parameters impacting midwifery practice in each state. This information can be helpful for individuals looking to select a location to practice.
State Guidance Documents (Currently disabled, pending updates.) State guidance documents are stored in the ACNM Library. Meant to be advisory in nature, documents address topics including scope of practice and regulatory oversight. The Government Relations department strives to
ensure that the statutory and regulatory information contained in these
documents is current. A thorough review of each state's document occurred in
2012 and state information is updated as new laws or rules are implemented.
Please be advised that you must be signed in to the website as a member before you will be able to access individual state guidance documents. This link will navigate you to the ACNM Library page, from which you should choose "state guidance" from the ACNM Library "Category" drop-down menu. Kindly direct questions or comments to [email protected].
ACNM's Legislative Tracking Tool (Members Only) A portal to individual state sites with information on bills, new laws, and regulatory activity. This site also contains a listing of new laws from the current session, links to archived legislative developments from past years, and links to many of ACNM's position statements and white papers useful for state advocacy work.
State Fact Sheets Statistics on number of CNM/CM practitioners, births, education programs, etc.