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§ 8-601. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Special Nurse Midwife Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-601
§ 8-601. Definitions
In this subtitle:
(1) “Practice nurse midwifery” means the management and care of essentially normal newborns and of essentially normal women antepartally, intrapartally and postpartally.
(2) “Practice nurse midwifery” includes:
(i) Family planning and well woman reproductive care;
(ii) The prescribing of substances commonly used in the practice of nurse midwifery;
(iii) The prescribing of controlled substances on Schedules II, III, IV, and V commonly used in the practice of nurse midwifery; and
(iv) The dispensing of the substances prescribed in accordance with the provisions of items (ii) and (iii) of this paragraph in the course of treating a patient:
1. At a medical facility or clinic that is operated on a nonprofit basis;
2. At a health center that operates on a campus of an institution of higher education;
3. At a public health facility, a medical facility under contract with a State or local health department, or a facility funded with public funds; or
4. With a starter dosage of a drug as authorized under § 8-508 of this title.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 7-601 by Acts 1981, c. 614, § 1, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 8-601 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1990, c. 352, § 1, eff. July 1, 1990; Acts 2003, c. 252, § 10, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2017, c. 515, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 516, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2023, c. 367, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 368, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-601, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-601
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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