Refresher Process for Re-entry to Clinical Practice

College

  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Type

  • Online

Prerequisites
CNM/CMs
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Program Information

Name: Gloria Brinkley
Department: Midwifery & Women’s Health Programs
Organization: Jefferson – Center City Campus

130 S. Ninth Street, Suite 960
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Number(s):

Admissions Information

The Refresher process is intended for Certified Midwives (CNM/CMs) who have previously been or are currently AMCB certified, but have been out of clinical practice and are looking to refresh their knowledge and skills in anticipation of re-entry to clinical midwifery practice.

To apply submit an application along with a fee of $25 to Jefferson.

After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your supporting application materials listed below through your online MyJefferson account. If you prefer, you may also mail your materials to:

Thomas Jefferson University
Graduate Application Document Processing
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

You will receive a MyJefferson identification number via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and MyJefferson ID on all documents that you mail to Jefferson.

Supporting Materials

Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.

Personal Statement: In 750 words or less, describe your motivation for pursuing this program at Jefferson, including your educational and professional goals that this program will help you achieve. 

Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.

Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Professional License/Certification: Upload any active or expired clinical licenses and proof of current or prior AMCB certification into MyJefferson.

Additional Requirements for International Coursework

Students who have taken coursework outside of the United States should submit a course-by-course academic credential evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member credentialing organization. Applicants who do not have a NACES evaluation are required to submit official transcripts, along with an official English translation, to Jefferson for review. Thomas Jefferson University reserves the right to outsource student academic credentials to our NACES member partner for evaluation.

International Applicants

At Jefferson, we set a high priority on the exchange of ideas, research, and education with members of the international community. Learn more about specific requirements for international applicants.

Application Deadlines

To be considered complete and eligible for review, all supporting materials must be received by the deadline. 

Spring Priority Application Deadline: October 1
Spring Application Deadline: December 1
Summer Application Deadline: April 1
Fall Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Fall Application Deadline: August 1

Admissions Prerequisites

Before applying to Jefferson, you should review the prerequisites required for admission for your program of interest. Our admissions team is available to assist with questions and to provide guidance on your next steps.

Degree & GPA

GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Degree Prerequisite: Applicants are required to have completed midwifery education and have proof of current or prior AMCB certification.

Applicants should have a personal interview with a potential clinical preceptor who submits a clinical site form and is willing to work toward a clinical site agreement with the university.

Questions

Contact us for more information about this program and your application status.

Admissions
Phone: 215-951-2800
Email: enroll@jefferson.edu