ARDMS functions under policies intended to demonstrate impartiality, high ethical standards and validity of its certification assessments.
MOC gives your employers, patients and co-workers confidence in the ongoing value of your Midwife Sonography Certificate.
The Midwife Sonography Certificate is valid for five years from the award date. Submit an annual certificate renewal fee of *$50 due by 12/31 which includes the following attestations: -Compliant with all ARDMS compliance policies; -Hold an active Certified Midwife (CM) or Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) credential offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB); and 2.
Note: If both parts of the certification process are not successfully completed within the allotted time frame, any passing scores will be rescinded and you will need to restart the application process.
Note: Any incomplete Practical examination submissions will not be accepted and Candidates will be charged a processing fee ($25) for re-submitting the required eight forms, if the initial submission was incomplete.
Case 1: Choose one case to complete: • First Trimester: 6 Weeks 0 Days - 9 Weeks 6 Days-Transabdominal • First Trimester: 6 Weeks 0 Days-9 Weeks 6 Days-Transvaginal/Endovaginal Case 2: Choose one case to complete: • First Trimester: 10 Weeks 0 Days - 12 Weeks 6 Days-Transabdominal • First Trimester: 10 Weeks 0 Days- 12 Weeks 6 Days-Transvaginal/Endovaginal SECOND/THIRD TRIMESTERCases 3-6: All four cases in this section must be completed: • Second/ Third Trimester: Biometry-Transabdominal • Second/ Third Trimester: Cervical Length-Transvaginal/Endovaginal • Second/Third Trimester: Biophysical Profile/Amniotic Fluid-Transabdominal Note: Any incomplete Practical Examination submissions will not be accepted and you will be charged a processing fee ($25) for re-submitting the required eight forms, if the initial submission was incomplete.
*Simulation: must be performed on an approved simulator, capable of realistically replicating a real, live patient encounter.
When applying for the examination, you will need to upload the following application documentation through MY ARDMS within 21 days of submitting your online application. Certificate(s) or other original documentation for a minimum of 12 credit/hours of ARDMS-accepted CMEs/CEUs/CPDs or education hours in OB/GYN ultrasound earned within five (5) calendar years of application submission 2.
A copy of current, valid/active CM or CNM certification.
If you do not complete the Practical examination within six months of the Computer-based examination, then you will have to obtain and submit 5 new ARDMS-approved CMEs/CEUs/CPDs or education hours in OB/GYN ultrasound.