R 338.17138 Report patient’s data.
Rule 138. (1) Unless the patient refuses, a licensed midwife shall report patient data to the statistics
registry maintained by midwives alliance of North America’s (MANA) division of research
(DOR), pursuant to MANA’s policies and procedures, or a similar registry maintained by a
successor organization approved by the board.
(2) A licensee shall register with MANA’s DOR.
(3) Annually, by the date determined by MANA, a licensee shall submit patient data on all
completed courses of care in the licensee’s practice during the previous 12 months.
(4) During the first year of licensure, a licensee shall submit data from the date of licensure to the
date determined by MANA.
PART 5. LICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
R 338.17141 License renewals; requirements; applicability.
Rule 141. (1) In addition to meeting the requirements of section 16201 of the code, MCL
333.16201, an applicant for renewal shall submit a completed application on a form provided by
the department, together with the requisite fee and, prior to renewal, shall hold the credential of
CPM from NARM, or equivalent credential approved by the board.
(2) Pursuant to section 16201 of the code, MCL 333.16201, an applicant for license renewal who
has been licensed for the 2-year period immediately prior to renewal shall accumulate all of the
following, during the prior 2 years by the end of the license cycle:
(a) At least 30 hours of continuing education that is met by obtaining or maintaining, the
credential of CPM from NARM, or an equivalent credential approved by the board.
(b) One hour of continuing education in pain and symptom management pursuant to section
16204(2) of the code, MCL 333.16204(2). Acceptable methods of continuing education in pain
and symptom management includes online and in person presentations, courses or programs and
may include, but is not limited to, the following subject areas: behavior management, psychology
of pain, behavior modification, stress management, and clinical applications as they relate to
(c) Two hours of continuing education on cultural awareness that include examination of
disparate maternal infant mortality and morbidity experienced by the African American and
indigenous populations. Acceptable methods of continuing education in cultural awareness include
online and in person presentations, courses, programs, or reading an article that is published in a
peer review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(d) One hour of continuing education in pharmacology applicable to the practice of midwifery.
(3) "Continuing education hour" as used in these rules means the cumulative number of program
minutes divided by 60. When the fractional part of an hour is 55 minutes or more, it counts as 1
hour. Any portion of an hour between 30 and 54 minutes counts as half of an hour. Any part of an
hour less than 30 minutes will be discarded. Breaks are not counted.
(4) Submission of an application for renewal constitutes the applicant’s certification of compliance
with the requirements of this rule.
(5) A licensee shall retain documentation of meeting the requirements of this rule for a period of
4 years from the date of applying for license renewal.