Kansas State Affiliate

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Become an ACNM and Kansas Affiliate member today!

Now in our 60th year, ACNM celebrates and supports a diverse midwifery profession and embraces those prepared dually in nursing and midwifery and those prepared directly in midwifery. Membership is open to certified nurse-midwives (CNMs), certified midwives (CMs), students enrolled in ACME-accredited midwifery education programs and any other interested professionals. Click here to join right now, or contact us if you have any questions at (240) 485-1813 or [email protected].

What's in it for you?

ACNM works for you by designing and providing benefits, services and support (including state and federal advocacy) which assist you in serving your patients, your community and strengthens midwifery. Your decision to join ACNM benefits you and the entire profession because there is strength in numbers. Click here for a full explanation of your benefits and resources. When you join ACNM, your state dues are attached and that money goes to the state affiliate.

Your membership in ACNM...

ACNM provides resources to support you as a student, as you begin your career, and as you continue to provide care to women. Resources such as:

Reduced registration rates at the Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Discounted on-demand CE offerings at the ACNM Online Learning Center
Identification of sources for student scholarships and/or loan program.

The Kansas Affiliate offers quarterly meetings that usually include an education program that is free!

ACNM promotes the profession of midwifery on the local, national and international level.

The Kansas Affiliate ACNM has an active bill for 2015-2016: HB 2280 which will establish full practice authority for Kansas CNMs. Visit: http://kansas.midiwfe.org – advocacy, for a toolkit and information on the legislation. Our members are ally lobbyisits and can help by contacting their state representative and senator.

“The Time is Now: FPA for KS CNMs” – is a fundraising campaign in support of HB 2280 passage. More information is on the web site. While 70% of KS CNMs belong to the state affiliate, increasing our numbers will result in additional financial and political influence.

Through online communities, through your affiliate, through leadership volunteering – you are never alone! 

The Kansas Affiliate maintains a Facebook page and closed group, Basecamp is also used for the legislative committee and Board of Directors.

Upcoming elections are for the positions of President, Treasurer, and Board of Director member.

With the latest peer-reviewed research, clinical bulletins, issue briefs, quarterly newsletter, and weekly e-news! ACNM also provides you with:

Continuous tracking of legislation and regulation so that your affiliate can know when to take action to protect and advance midwifery; and get involved.

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