Program Accreditation and Statistics for the Nurse-Midwifery Education Program
The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Nurse-Midwifery Education Program is pre-accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education.
Graduates of this certificate program are eligible to sit for the national certification exam of the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) and receive the designation of certified nurse midwife (CNM) upon successful completion of the certificate, in combination with a Master’s or Post doctorate degree.
The CNM designation and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Nurse-Midwifery Education Program curriculum are recognized by all states for licensure, by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for prescriptive authority, and by all states that enable advanced practice nurses to prescribe.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Nurse-Midwifery Education Program is affiliated with the University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine (CCOM). The University of Iowa is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with the last reaffirmation site visit completed in 2019. This accreditation stands until 2029. Executive Summary (uiowa.edu)
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program is accredited by the ACGME Residency Review Committee in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Graduation rates will be available for public review after our first cohort graduates in 2025.
The Nurse-Midwifery Education Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics will be undergoing review for pre-accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) on (date to be inserted). In accordance with ACME’s Policies and Procedures, ACME is inviting interested parties to submit written third-party comments concerning the qualifications for pre-accreditation of the UI Hospitals & Clinics Nurse-Midwifery Education Program.
In all instances, your comments must directly relate to the pre-accreditation of the Program and the ACME Criteria for Programmatic Pre-accreditation. This document can be found at: https://www.midwife.org/acme---accreditation-information. Please cite the criterion of concern in your comments.
All written comments should be received by (date to be inserted). Comments may be sent to [email protected] or mailed to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910