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§ 8-6D-11. Representations to the public, practice of certified midwifery

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6d. Licensed Certified Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-11
§ 8-6D-11. Representations to the public, practice of certified midwifery
In general
(a) Unless authorized to practice certified midwifery under this subtitle, an individual may not represent to the public by title, description of service, method, procedure, or otherwise, that the individual is authorized to practice certified midwifery in the State.
Advertising
(b) A licensee may not advertise in a manner that is unreasonable, misleading, or fraudulent.
Use of abbreviation “CM” or designation “Certified Midwife”
(c) Unless authorized to practice certified midwifery under this subtitle, an individual may not use the abbreviation “CM” or use the designation “Certified Midwife” with the intent to represent that the individual practices certified midwifery in the State.
Use of designation “Midwife”
(d) Unless an individual is authorized to practice certified midwifery under this subtitle or is a licensed nurse certified as a nurse-midwife or as a direct-entry midwife under this title, an individual may not use the designation “Midwife”.

Credits

Added by Acts 2021, c. 462, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 463, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-11, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6D-11
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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