As the definitive resource for healthcare issues relating to menopause, NAMS developed a competency examination program in 2002 to:
Details and an application form are found in the printed Candidate Handbook, a copy of which can be downloaded.
CANDIDATE HANDBOOK View List of NAMS Certified
It’s important to review the entire handbook, but here are the highlights:
JOIN NAMS AND SAVE!
JOIN NAMS AND SAVE!
If you are a licensed healthcare provider, you are invited to earn the prestigious credential of “NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner” or “NCMP.” Benefits include:
If you earn the NCMP certification, you would receive from NAMS the following materials to proudly display your accomplishment to patients and colleagues:
If you have any question about the NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner program, please contact Elizabeth Slogar by
e-mail or telephone (440/442-7697).
NAMS Certification Adds Legitimacy (2012) "Being an NCMP is important to my patients because I have developed further knowledge and skills that enable me to provide quality care that addresses the ongoing seasons of their lives."
Terry Gibbs, DO, NCMP, Sylvania, OH DR. GIBB'S INTERVIEW
"My patients truly appreciate the information I provide them regarding management and treatments. The NCMP certification also gives me credibility among my peers and has helped me focus on the development of a menopause clinic."
Lisa Astalos Chism DNP, APRN, BC, NCMP, FAANP,
DR. CHISM'S INTERVIEW
NAMS Certification Gives Patients Confidence (2010) The NCMP credential is important to patients because it gives them a way to know I have the in-depth knowledge to guide them through the decisions they will make about medications, alternative remedies, and lifestyle choices at this time in their lives."
Julia Schlam Edelman, MD, FACOG, NCMP,
DR. EDELMAN'S INTERVIEW
NAMS Certification Required at Hospital
(2008) "The NAMS certification has been instituted as a preferred qualification for nursing practice at our hospital, recognizing that clinical practice is evidence based and nurses need to maintain their knowledge and expertise to fulfill that core value."
Sally Payette, RN, NCMP
Ottawa ON, Canada
MS. PAYETTE'S INTERVIEW
"I value my NCMP credential. I put the certificate on my website so people are aware of it. It has drawn new patients to my practice, and patients feel comfortable asking me questions about menopause."
Rebekah Perks, NP, NCMP
South Hadley, MA
"By taking the NAMS competency exam, I have proved that I am continuing to keep up with the latest menopause information."
Robyn B. Faye, MD, NCMP, FACOG
Ft. Washington, PA
"The NAMS credential has provided an additional level of credibility of my practice."
Diane T. Pace, PhD, FNP, CCD, NCMP, FAANP
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