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Advanced Practice Midwife
Taxonomy Code 367A00000X

Level II Classification

  • Medicare Specialty Code: 42

  • Medicare Provider Type: Certified Nurse Midwife

Midwifery practice as conducted by certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) is the independent management of women's health care, focusing particularly on pregnancy, childbirth, the post partum period, care of the newborn, and the family planning and gynecologic needs of women. The CNM and CM practice within a health care system that provides for consultation, collaborative management, or referral, as indicated by the health status of the client. CNMs and CMs practice in accord with the Standards for the Practice of Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).

American College of Nurse-Midwives, 2008 [7/1/2008: title changed, defintion changed, source changed]

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