Guidelines

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) provides guidance to nurses and midwives by publishing a range of professional codes and guidelines. These documents:

  • help understand the NMBA’s expectations and requirements; and 
  • provide pathways to meet them.

Guidelines for registration standards

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines: Continuing Professional Development PDF (211KB) Web page From 1 June 2016
Guidelines: For nurses applying for endorsement as a nurse practitioner PDF (129KB) Web page From 1 June 2016
Guidelines: For midwives applying for endorsement for scheduled medicines PDF (57.4KB) Web page From 1 January 2017

Professional practice guidelines

Document PDF  Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services  PDF (155KB)  Web page  From 17 March 2014 
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149KB) Web page From 17 March 2014

Safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives PDF (291KB) Word version 
(412KB,DOCX)
From 1 January 2017

Related fact sheets

Retired versions

Document PDF Date of effect
Retired version: Safety and quality framework for privately practising midwives attending homebirths PDF (291KB) To 31 December 2016
 
 
Page reviewed 10/08/2017