2020 Maryland Statutes
Health Occupations
Title 8 - Nurses
Subtitle 6 - Special Nurse Midwife Provisions
Section 8-601 - "Practice Nurse Midwifery" Defined

    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 subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) of this paragraph in the course of treating a patient at:

                1.    A medical facility or clinic that is operated on a nonprofit basis;

                2.    A health center that operates on a campus of an institution of higher education; or

                3.    A public health facility, a medical facility under contract with a State or local health department, or a facility funded with public funds.

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