Part 1: Before you Enroll (Updated 7/11/16)
Part 2: Getting Set UpThis presentation includes information on:Plans of Completion
Scheduling time to meet regularly with student/preceptor
Establishing roles and rules
|Keeping Track of Your Work|
|Part 3: Trimesterly Submissions
Using NCM tools to keep track of your work
Clinical Record Forms
NARM Skills Forms
Other Items to submit to NCM
The student submits work to NCM at the end of each trimester the student was active.(See NCM Trimester Dates on Calendar)
Submissions should be made to NCM in one packet by regular mail
Always use the most updated versions of all program materials. These are available for download from the NCM website
This form is required at the end of each trimester in which the student was active. An evaluation form must be completed with each preceptor with whom the student worked during that trimester for any work the student turns in.
The completion of Student-Preceptor Evaluations by the student & preceptor provides the opportunity to:
1. Articulate accomplishments and problems in your teaching or learning.
2. Voice satisfactions and challenges with one another.
3. Review your goals and develop plans for the coming trimester.
Students and preceptors are encouraged to submit comments and suggestions at any time. Additional optional forms are available to facilitate this:
~Credit Value Assessment
~Evaluation of Services and Policies such as student admissions criteria, program resources, facilities, and services.
~Participation in comprehensive Curriculum review, development, implementation and evaluation.
~Other suggestions and comments.
~Notification to the College of changes in student /preceptor contact information.
please note: All NCM courses have a required paper: The student must research, prepare & present a summary of current best midwifery care/practices appropriate to a topic covered in this course from a current journal article/study, less than 5 years old
Part 4: Completing Academics
Please review the NCM Handbook/ Catalog and the individual course syllabus for more information on grading, transferring-in credits, course numbering, course credit, etc.
|Part 5: Clinicals
NCM Clinical Forms
Verifying Documentation of Clinical Experiences
Clinical Order of Completion
Experience in Specific Settings
Clinical Time Frames
Clinicals as Observer, Assistant and Primary Midwife Under Supervision
Definitions of Active Participant, Mastery, and Direct Supervision
There are several other requirements that will have to be sent to NCM to complete the program. Among these are:
Photocopies of student CPR and NRP certifications,
Practice Guidelines (must be submitted on CD)
Emergency Transfer Form
Informed Consent Form
Membership in a Midwifery or health-related organization /OR attendance of a meeting in one of these organizations.
Other- see graduation requirements
Several projects completed in each of the the BSM-Focus courses must be submitted to NCM as part of a portfolio. These items are listed withing the Course Syllabi. Once they are completed and approved by your preceptor, you may submit these to NCM through Dropbox
This requires 1 clinical year past licensing or certification to include 10 births mentored by preceptor chart review. This requirement may be completed concurrently with enrollment in the BSM program. The BSM candidate thoroughly evaluates her/his anticipation of possible risks and provision of all areas of care for each of the 10 clients, identifies problems, and implements changes in her/his practice and methods to improve future care.The BSM candidate and mentoring preceptor together complete a chart review for each of the 10 births.
This is a Chart Review-The mentoring preceptor(s) need not attend the births.
1. Follow the Syllabus for 10 Mentored Births on the NCM Disc or NCM website.
2. Complete Form MW480-A: Chart Review Checklist for each of the 10 client charts
3. Complete Form MW480-B: Chart Review Objectives for each of the 10 client charts
4. Enter each completed chart review on Form MW480-C: Summary of Chart Reviews
5. Submit photocopies of these completed forms to the College at the end of each trimester
NCM Update 2016-
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