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§ 8-6D-02. License requirements

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 6d. Licensed Certified Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2023
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-02
§ 8-6D-02. License requirements
In general
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, an individual shall be licensed by the Board before the individual may practice certified midwifery in the State.
Exceptions
(b) This section does not apply to:
(1) An individual who assists at a birth in an emergency;
(2) An individual who is licensed as a health care practitioner whose scope of practice allows the individual to practice certified midwifery;
(3) A student who is practicing certified midwifery while engaged in an approved clinical midwifery education experience under the supervision of a licensed certified midwife or a licensed nurse certified as a nurse-midwife; or
(4) An individual who has graduated from a graduate level accredited program for midwifery education approved by ACME, and who is:
(i) Practicing certified midwifery under the supervision of a licensed certified midwife or a licensed nurse certified as a nurse-midwife; and
(ii) Meets any other requirements set by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 2021, c. 462, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 463, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 367, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 368, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2023.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-02, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6D-02
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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