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~ Midwifery Internships
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Vicki's Published Articles
In the night Lorega
Training Missionary Midwives
A Hidden Tragedy
Midwifery Education: A Global Perspective
The International Path to Midwifery Education
Birth Models That Work
Down Mercy Road
Philippine Birth Center Statistics
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Are Mercy In Action’s courses accredited?
Does the school have to be accredited?
What is the difference between the Distance Academics and the Intensive Academics programs?
If I finish the Distance Correspondence course can I then take the NARM exam?
Can I attend classes or distance learning if I am not from America? How about the internship in the Philippines?
Is the Distance Learning 100% on line?
If I do an academic program with Mercy In Action, do I have to go to the Philippines to do the clinical training with you?
I am not a midwife; can I still attend the Midwifery Volunteerism in Developing Countries seminar held in the USA several times a year?
Why do you hold the 3 Month Intensive Course and the NARM Study Retreat in Boise, Idaho? Don’t you all live in the Philippines?
Can I get student loans for your programs?
Is your internship program a good way to decide if I want to be a midwife? Can it still be counted as clinical experience if it is on the front end of the classroom work?
Can I apply for an internship even if I am not planning on getting any certification? Or if I am already a licensed doctor or midwife?
Do all the modules need to be completed before an internship can be done through your clinic?
Why do you offer only one or two month’s duration for internships?
How many births can I expect to attend during an internship at your birthing home in the Philippines?
Can I come for less than one month?
Can I bring my spouse and kids with me to an internship?
How can I be sure that the experience I get will be according to the Midwifery Model of Care?
What should I bring if I come to the Philippines?
Do you take volunteers, or just interns?
What about Doula’s?
NARM, MANA, CPM, PEP
What do I do to become a CPM with NARM? What is the difference between the accredited route and the PEP process?
If I complete the distance academic program or the Intensive Academic program in Idaho, how do I complete the practical and clinical skills parts of the NARM requirements?
Can I count experience with Mercy In Action toward credentials other than the NARM CPM certification?
How can I find out the legal status and licensing rules for my home state or province?
What about Canada?
I heard that NARM recently changed their requirements. How does that affect my schooling to become a midwife?
Regarding travel… is it usually difficult to get all the required books for the course plus laptop plus clothing, etc on a plane without going over baggage limitations? What do people usually do?
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