Policies are approved by the Council to guide the professional knowledge, skills and judgment needed to practice midwifery safely in Nova Scotia.
Policy on continuing competence in neonatal resuscitation
Obtaining specialized training from a MRCNS approved course for inserting intrauterine contraception.
Policy on clinical experience shortfalls
Policy on registration with Medavie Blue Cross
MRCNS adopted the Canadian Midwifery Competencies in April 2021
Policy on liability insurance
Applicants seeking licensure for clinical midwifery practice must meet continuing competency requirements as set out in the Regulations Respecting Midwifery, section 12 (b):
Policy on non-clinical licensure
Provisional licensure and supervised practice policy
As defined in the Midwifery Act, the scope of midwifery practice includes the provision of care during normal labour and birth in out-of-hospital as well as hospital settings.
Policy on display of certificate of registration