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Application for examinationForeign trained.

An applicant for a midwife license who graduated from a foreign educational institution on midwifery outside of any U.S. jurisdiction may sit for the licensing examination provided the applicant completes all requirements in this section:
(1) Complete application requirements for licensure in WAC 246-834-060;
(2) Provide proof of a certificate or diploma from a foreign institution on midwifery of equal requirements conferring the full right to practice midwifery in the country in which it was issued. The diploma must bear the seal of the institution from which the applicant graduated. If applicable, the candidates must, at her or his own expense, present with the application a certified translation of the foreign certificate or diploma made by and under the seal of the consulate of the country in which the certificate or diploma was issued;
(3) Submit proof of completing at least three years of midwifery training including the study of basic nursing that meets the requirements under WAC 246-834-140(1);
(4) Submit proof of meeting minimum educational requirements under WAC 246-834-140 (2)(a) and (b);
(5) Submit to the department documentation of attendance at one hundred births that meets the requirements of WAC 246-834-140 (3)(a);
(6) Submit to the department documentation of prenatal care examinations of fifty women and early postpartum care examinations of fifty women that meets the requirements of WAC 246-834-140 (3)(b); and
(7) Demonstrate competency in the use and administration of legend drugs and devices described in RCW 18.50.115 and WAC 246-834-250. The applicant shall submit documentation of competency to the department on a department supplied form. A licensed health care professional who, within his or her scope of practice, is qualified in the use and administration of legend drugs and devices described in RCW 18.50.115 and WAC 246-834-250 must sign the form.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187. WSR 17-15-024, § 246-834-065, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-834-065, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-065, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 89-16-037 (Order PM 856), § 308-115-065, filed 7/25/89, effective 8/25/89.]
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