Education

MIDWIFERY STUDENT

Annual Student Registrations are due each September, prior to the start of any clinical placements.  Payments may be made by cash, cheque or by email transfer to info.cma@shaw.ca.

Midwifery Student Registration form

FROM: Policy on Student Registration1. All midwifery students in Alberta must be registered with the College of Midwives of Alberta in order to undertake any part of their educational experience in the province. Student membership entitles the person to perform the authorized practices comprising the clinical practice of midwifery under the supervision of a qualified supervisor.

2. To qualify as a student a person must be:

a. enrolled in a midwifery undergraduate program or a midwifery bridging program approved by the Health Disciplines Board

b. enrolled in a midwifery undergraduate program or a midwifery bridging program that has been accepted for assessment for approval or

c. enrolled in a midwifery education program for indigenous people in the Canadian North. This will be dealt with on a case by case basis by the College.

 

Canadian Education Qualifications:

An applicant must:

a) have successfully completed an approved program of midwifery studies,

Approved program means educational programs approved by the Health Disciplines Board. As of September 2014, there are several Canadian midwifery programs that have been approved. These include programs at University of British Columbia, McMaster University, Ryerson University and Laurentian University (Ontario) and Universite de Trois-Rivieres (Quebec) and Mount Royal University( Calgary).

b) have successfully completed practice requirements as set out in section 2.2,

c) have successfully completed the approved examinations,

d) have

i) completed the above requirements within two years of application, or

ii) completed an approved refresher program within one year of application

e) hold valid certification in neonatal resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, managing obstetrical emergencies and Fetal Health Surveillance.

Canadian Midwifery Registration Exam Information

Link to the Canadian Midwifery Regulators Consortium: http://cmrc-ccosf.ca/node/23

The next CMRE exams are typically scheduled for May   and October  each year.  To ensure registration is at the CMRC by their Registration deadlines (check CMRC website)  Registration and payment MUST be received at the CMA office no later than the Tuesday prior to the CMRC deadline.

These exams will be held in Calgary.  Registrations and payment should be sent to:

College of Midwives of Alberta
119E 1144   29Ave NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 7P1

Payment of Exam fees: CMA accepts interact email transfers to info.cma@shaw.ca, certified cheques, bank draft, and money orders in Canadian funds made payable to: “College of Midwives of Alberta”.

CMRE Candidate Forms May 2017_CMRE_English

(formulaires en Français sont disponibles sur demande – )

Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE)

    • is the required practical examination
  • Next exam planned for spring 2017 – exact dates tbd