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Quote from NMI website "Heart & Hands and Study Group Course Work fees, administrative fees and preceptor fees total $12,000. The cost of housing, books, materials and equipment are not included. Application to NMI is $30."

 


$12,000 for H&H course work (that's only around $1,200), admin fees and a preceptor? The tuition doesn't include any books? And what materials and equipment do I need to purchase? What else do you get? $12k is a lot for a study guide and grading/evaluations.

 

I'm sure this is all explained in the handbook, but I don't have it yet. I'm dying to know! Kind of wondering why they don't have a PDF version of the handbook.....what are the admission requirements?

 

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I should have added...to any midwife preceptors, which student midwife program do you most like working with apprentices from and why? Or, do you prefer the PEP path for your apprentices? 

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I'm assuming a majority of the fees are to compensate your preceptor(s)? Not all midwives charge to take on an apprentice, but maybe with NMI they have to do a lot of teaching of textbooks?

I'd say email them for a breakdown of what the tuition covers.

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