(1) An applicant must be a NARM Certified Professional Midwife, demonstrated by:
(a) graduation from a MEAC-accredited program; or
(b) completing the Portfolio Evaluation Process through NARM; and
(c) passing the NARM examination with a scaled score of 75.
(i) Applicants must have the examination score reported to the board from NARM.
(ii) Applicants who have failed the examination twice must file a remedial plan with the board, which includes arrangements for securing further professional training and experience prior to each examination attempt.
(2) In addition to NARM certification, applicants must show:
(a) observation of ten births; and
(b) participation as the primary birth attendant at five continuous care births, shown by the signed birth certificate as primary birth attendant, an affidavit from the birth mother; or documented records from the person who supervised the births to include prenatal records, birth records, and postpartum records.