Licensed Midwives are regulated by the Department of Health, Council of Licensed Midwifery, and the Division of Health Quality Assurance in the State of Florida. The protocols for Licensed Midwives in Florida are contained within the Licensed Midwifery Rules, 64B24 of the Florida Administrative Code. Graduates of the IIHCP Midwifery Programs are eligible to sit for the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) exam, which is utilized by the State of Florida as the licensing exam for the midwifery profession. In addition to Florida licensure, all graduates are eligible to apply for national certification as a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM). Graduates of the Three-Year Direct-Entry Midwifery Program receive an Associate of Science in Midwifery; graduates of the 2-Year Modified Program for Nurses receive a diploma.