Last Update: 7/7/17

Chapter 246-834 WAC

MIDWIVES

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Examination requirements for licensure as a midwife.
Initial application requirements for licensure as a midwife.
Initial or reinstating application for individuals who have not been in the active practice of midwifery.
Application for examinationForeign trained.
Certified professional midwife (CPM) licensure requirements.
Preceptor for certified professional midwife (CPM) licensure program.
Trainee permit for certified professional midwife (CPM) licensure program.
Examination failures.
Secretary accredited midwifery programs.
Eligibility for state licensing examination.
Student midwife permit.
Legend drugs and devices.
Elements of care for the newborn.
License renewal.
Continuing education.
Quality improvement program.
Data submission.
Expired license.
Inactive license.
Midwifery fees and renewal cycle.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
246-834-070
Release of examination results. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.060. WSR 99-03-064, § 246-834-070, filed 1/18/99, effective 2/18/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-070, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-070, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-090
Purpose of accreditation of midwifery educational programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-090, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-090, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-090, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-100
Philosophy, purpose and objectives of an accredited midwifery educational program. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-100, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-100, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-110
Advisory body. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-110, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-110, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-120
Learning sites. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-120, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-120, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-130
Staffing and teacher qualifications. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-130, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-130, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.045. WSR 86-16-012 (Order PM 608), § 308-115-130, filed 7/25/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-130, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-150
Students. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-150, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-150, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 85-23-044 (Order PL 566), § 308-115-150, filed 11/18/85; WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-150, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-170
Reports to the department of health by accredited midwifery educational programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-834-170, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-170, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-170, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-170, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-180
Application for accreditation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-180, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-180, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.045. WSR 86-16-012 (Order PM 608), § 308-115-180, filed 7/25/86. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-180, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-190
School survey visits. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-190, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-190, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 85-23-044 (Order PL 566), § 308-115-190, filed 11/18/85; WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-190, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-200
Appeal of department of health decisions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-834-200, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135, 18.50.045 and 34.05.220. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-200, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-200, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-200, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-210
Closure of an accredited school of midwifery. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-210, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-210, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-210, filed 9/21/82.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-220
Midwife-in-training program, credit toward educational requirements for licensure. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.065, 18.50.135, and 18.50.040. WSR 15-20-049, § 246-834-220, filed 9/30/15, effective 10/31/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-220, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-220, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.040(3) and 18.50.115. WSR 88-12-040 (Order PM 732), § 308-115-220, filed 5/27/88.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-230
Midwife-in-training (MIT) program—Preceptor qualifications. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.065, 18.50.135, and 18.50.040. WSR 15-20-049, § 246-834-230, filed 9/30/15, effective 10/31/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-230, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-230, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.040(3) and 18.50.115. WSR 88-12-040 (Order PM 732), § 308-115-230, filed 5/27/88.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-240
Trainee permit for midwife-in-training program. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.065, 18.50.135, and 18.50.040. WSR 15-20-049, § 246-834-240, filed 9/30/15, effective 10/31/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-240, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-240, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.040(3) and 18.50.115. WSR 88-12-040 (Order PM 732), § 308-115-240, filed 5/27/88.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-260
General provisions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-834-260, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135, 18.50.045, 18.130.050 and 18.130.070. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-260, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-260, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-260, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-270
Mandatory reporting. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-270, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-270, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-280
Health care institutions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-280, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-280, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-290
Midwifery associations or societies. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-290, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-290, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-310
Health care service contractors and disability insurance carriers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-310, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-310, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-320
Professional liability carriers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-320, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-320, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-330
Courts. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-330, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-330, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-340
State and federal agencies. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-340, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-340, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-024, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187.
246-834-350
Cooperation with investigation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135, 18.50.045, 18.130.050 and 18.130.070. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-350, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-350, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070. WSR 89-14-092 (Order PM 842), § 308-115-350, filed 6/30/89.] Repealed by WSR 97-20-101, filed 9/29/97, effective 10/30/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040.
246-834-500
AIDS prevention and information education requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135, 18.50.045 and 70.24.270. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-500, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-500, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.24.270. WSR 88-22-077 (Order PM 786), § 308-115-500, filed 11/2/88.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
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