To learn the laws governing midwives in Texas as found in the Texas Midwifery Act.
To learn the Texas Midwifery Board Midwifery Rules.
To understand and apply the Midwifery Practice Standards and Principles as set forth in the Midwifery Rules.
To be enabled to practice midwifery in Texas with a knowledge of legal requirements for a safe and legally responsible practice.
Rules and Instructions
In order to take the Rules exam you must first read and study the Texas Midwifery Rules/Laws and the Texas Midwifery Information Basic Information Manual. Please contact Yvonne Fienlieb at (512) 834-4523 or go online to http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/midwife/mw_rules.shtm view/download.
Once you have reviewed these items please send this completed application and a check or money order for $40 to:
Association of Texas Midwives P. O. Box 887 Elmendorf, TX. 78112
Select "Midwifery Basic Information Continuing Education Module".
Check the box for the $40 fee.
Continue on to pay online via PayPal.
Upon receipt of the payment and processing of the application we will send you the exam. Upon completing the exam, return it to the above address. After successfully completing the exam you will be issued a certificate of completion with four contact hours of continuing education. A copy of this certificate may be presented to the Department of State Health Services Midwifery Program Director as proof that you have completed the required course.