Midwifery Council Recertification Requirements 2017 – 2020

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1. Combined Emergency Skills Refresher

  • Incorporates maternal and neonatal resuscitation and emergency skills. 
  • Attendance at PrOMPT or ALSO will meet this requirement but a neonatal resuscitation update will have to be undertaken separately.
  • One day every year.

2. Continuing Midwifery Education

  • A minimum of eight (8) hours per annum.

3. Professional Activities

  • A minimum of eight (8) hours per annum.

4. Midwifery Standards Review

  • Every 3 years (MSR Panels have discretion to change this requirement)
  • New midwives will be reviewed at the end of their first year of practice.