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Division of Education

Function

The ACNM Division of Education (DOE) functions to establish and update educational resources to facilitate the preparation of midwives. 

The DOE is responsible for the determination of activities that facilitate competency in the practice of midwifery and develops criteria that allow an individual to demonstrate such competency. Additionally, the DOE delineates and implements the process for practicing midwives to obtain current knowledge and update skills including the development and approval of continuing education programs. 

The DOE also works with the membership and the Directors of Midwifery Education to ensure preceptor recruitment and development and with students to assure attention to current and emerging student issues.

Leadership 

Chair: Melissa Willmarth-Stec
Vice ChairNicole Rouhana
Basic Competency: Jessica Brumley
Education Policy: Megan Arbour
Midwife Educators: Dawn Durain
Continuing Education Approval: Kate Fouquier, Nicole Rouhana
Preceptor Development and Support : Julia Lange Kessler
Student and New Midwives Section: Kathryn Osborne; Stephanie Tillman

Board of Directors Liaison: Katie Moriarty, Region IV Representative
Shannon Keller, Student Representative - Student Issues section liaison

National office contacts:  Elaine Germano, Senior Education Policy Advisor - Division contact
Melinda Bush, Continuing Education Coordinator - Continuing Education Approval and Online Educational Resource Development sections contact


Page last update 5/23/2014

 
       





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