Chapter 18.50 RCW

MIDWIFERY

Sections
Definitions.
Practicing midwifery definedGratuitous servicesDuty to consult with physician.
License required.
ExemptionsPractice of religionTreatment by prayer.
ExemptionsRegistered nurses and nurse midwives.
ExemptionsPersons enrolled in midwifery programs.
Candidates for examinationApplicationEligibilityStudent midwife permits.
Midwifery education programsAccreditation.
Compliance with secretary's determination.
ExaminationsTimes and placesSubjectsIssuance of license.
Credentialing by endorsement.
License renewal.
Inform patient of qualifications of midwifeForm.
Written plan for consultation, emergency transfer, and transport.
Administration of drugs and medicationsRules.
Application of uniform disciplinary act.
"Certificate" and "license" synonymous.
Rules.
Midwifery advisory committeeGenerally.
Midwifery advisory committeeAdvice and recommendations.
Delegation to nurse.
Down syndromeParent information.
Repeal and saving.
NOTES:
Abortion: Chapter 9.02 RCW.
Actions for injuries resulting from health care: Chapter 7.70 RCW.
Crimes relating to pregnancy and childbirth: RCW 9A.32.060.
Filing certificate of birth: RCW 70.58.080.
Health professions accountFees creditedRequirements for biennial budget requestUnappropriated funds: RCW 43.70.320.
Record as to patients or inmates for purposes of vital statistics: RCW 70.58.270.
Secretary of health or designee ex officio member of health professional licensure and disciplinary boards: RCW 43.70.300.