Frameworks

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

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

Assessing national competency/practice standards

Document PDF Date of effect
Framework for assessing standards for practice1 for registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives PDF (206 KB) From 23 July 2015

Decision-making framework (DMF)

Document PDF Date of effect
DMF A3 midwifery flowchart - 2013 - rebranded* PDF (235 KB) From 13 June 2013
DMF A3 nursing flowchart - 2013 - rebranded* PDF (266 KB) From 13 June 2013
DMF A4 midwifery summary guide - 2010 - rebranded* PDF (175 KB) From 16 December 2013
DMF A4 nursing summary guide - 2010 - rebranded* PDF (209 KB) From 16 December 2013
National framework for the development of decision-making tools for nursing and midwifery practice - September 2007 - rebranded* PDF (438 KB) From 17 July 2013

Re-entry to practice

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Current: Framework for assessing supervised practice re-entry PDF (134KB) Word version
(397 KB,DOCX)
From 1 September 2015
Retired: Framework for assessing supervised practice re-entry PDF (216KB) Web page To 31 August 2015
 
 
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