Dec 30, 2016

State practice environment for certified nurse-midwives

Nurse practice laws and regulations are specific to each state. This map from the American College of Nurse-Midwives shows the practice environment for certified nurse-midwives in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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These data expand on Dashboard Indicator 3: Removing Barriers to Practice and Care, used to measure the Campaign’s progress toward modernizing outdated policies (public and private), changing state and federal laws and regulations, and removing cultural and organizational barriers to allow advanced practice registered nurses to be able to practice to the full extent of their education and training.

Note: The map below is current as of December 2016.