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§ 8-6C-21. Representations to the public, practice of direct-entry midwifery

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: June 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6c. Licensed Direct-Entry Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2015
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-21
§ 8-6C-21. Representations to the public, practice of direct-entry midwifery
In general
(a) Unless authorized to practice direct-entry midwifery, an individual may not represent to the public by title, description of service, method, procedure, or otherwise, that the individual is authorized to practice direct-entry midwifery in the State.
Advertising
(b) A licensee may not advertise in a manner that is unreasonable, misleading, or fraudulent.
Use of abbreviation “LDEM” or designation “licensed direct-entry midwife”
(c) Unless authorized to practice direct-entry midwifery under this subtitle, an individual may not use the abbreviation “LDEM” or use the designation “licensed direct-entry midwife”.
Use of designation “midwife”
(d) Unless authorized to practice direct-entry midwifery under this subtitle or certified as a nurse midwife under this title, an individual may not use the designation “midwife”.

Credits

Added by Acts 2015, c. 393, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-21, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6C-21
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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