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The necessary supporting documentation for the Midwife Sonography examination must be submitted online and received within 21 days of submitting your online application.
Please note: We do not retain application documentation received prior to receipt and payment of the online application.
As a windowed examination, scores for the Midwife Sonography computer-based examination will be available approximately 60 days following the close of the administration via MY ARDMS.
Upon successfully completing the computer-based examination, you will then be eligible to complete the Practical examination within two years from the date of receiving your computer-based results. Periodically we conduct a Midwife Sonography Job Task Analysis (JTA) and update the Midwife Sonography examination to reflect the frequency and importance of tasks being performed by midwives.The Practical examination is completed by submitting documentation that demonstrates successful completion of cases.
A copy of current, valid/active CM or CNM certification.OROption 2: Successful performance completion of eight cases across defined domains through a combination of direct Practical examination and simulation*. If you are not able to achieve cases through Option 1 or 2, please contact an ARDMS Certification Specialist at 800-541-9754, extension 1 for information on how to complete the Practical examination.FIRST TRIMESTEROne case must be transabdominal and one case must be transvaginal/endovaginal.The Midwife Sonography examination assesses the knowledge, skills and abilities in the areas of the female reproductive system as well as the fetus in the first, second and third trimesters of pregnancy.By earning the Midwife Sonography Certificate, midwives gain a critical edge in promoting public safety in women's point-of-care ultrasound.