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Standards Review: Important Changes Coming into Effect on June 1st, 2021

At its December meeting, Council made a number of important decisions regarding College standards of practice that will come into effect on June 1, 2021. These changes follow two rounds of consultations with midwives, including a 9-week public consultation held last year during which midwives, the public and a wide range of stakeholders took the opportunity to […]

NRP, CPR and ES Continuing Competency Requirements for 2021

Recognizing the ongoing disruptions to available training in neonatal resuscitation (NRP), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency skills (ES) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College has reviewed its continuing competency requirements, and current course offerings and has determined how applicants and midwives may best meet the training requirements in 2021. Applicants for registration and midwives […]

Clarification re: COVID-19 tests midwives are authorized to perform

On April 1, 2020, the College sent midwives frequently asked questions (FAQs) with guidance relating to COVID-19. One of the FAQs stated that midwives were able to order and perform COVID-19 testing. However, the FAQ did not state that midwives require a delegation to perform nasopharyngeal swabs.  The information provided in the April FAQ was updated […]

Holiday Office Hours

Our office will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, for the holidays and will open again on January 4, 2021, at 9 a.m. If you have an urgent matter, please contact operations@cmo.on.ca with the details of the matter, and a team member of the College will get back to you.  

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