Congratulations on earning your degree in nurse midwifery. Now the only thing standing between you and becoming a certified nurse-midwife is the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) Nurse Midwife Certification Exam. Are you prepared for it? If you think so, test out your knowledge with these six highly rated certified nurse midwife exam prep sample questions from BoardVitals.
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About the AMCB Nurse Midwife Certification Exam
The AMCB Nurse Midwife Certification Exam tests examinees on the knowledge expected of an entry-level nurse midwife. The exam itself lasts four hours and consists of 175 multiple choice questions. In 2019, the pass rate was 77.2% which was a decrease from the previous four years ((91.8% in 2015, 93.9% in 2016, 90.5% in 2017, 80.8 in 2018). As of February 2019, the US state with the highest number of certified nurse-midwives was California with 1,120, followed by New York with 1,008.
According to the AMCB Task Analysis Report for the CNM exam, it is broken down as follows:
- Antepartum 20.8%
- Intrapartum 21.6%
- Postpartum 16.8%
- Newborn 12%
- Well Woman/GYN 16%
- Women’s Health/Primary Care 12.8%
The best way to prepare for a test is to take practice questions. BoardVitals offers more than 350 Nurse Midwife Certification practice questions written by top midwife nurses who’ve successfully completed the certification exams. Each question comes with detailed explanations and rationales so you can master the topic covered. Each question is formatted similarly to the official exam and each 3-month+ question bank comes with a 100% Pass Guarantee.
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