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 standards for practice for nurses and midwives

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

Decision-making framework (DMF)

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