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No person may engage in the practice of midwifery unless the person is granted a license under this subchapter, is granted a temporary permit pursuant to a rule promulgated under s. 440.984 (2m), or is licensed as a nurse-midwife under s. 441.15.

(1) “Health care provider” means a health care provider, as
defined in s. 146.81 (1), a person licensed or issued a training permit
as an emergency medical technician under s. 146.50, or a person
certified as a first responder under s. 146.50 (8).

(2) “Licensed midwife” means a person who has been granted
a license under this subchapter to engage in the practice of midwifery.

(3) “Practice of midwifery” means providing maternity care
during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.

NOTE: This section is created eff. 5-1-07 by 2005 Wis. Act 292 as s. 440.980
and is renumbered s. 440.9805 by the revisor under s. 13.93 (1) (b).
History: 2005 a. 292; s. 13.93 (1) (b).

Licensing Authority:
WI Department of Safety and Professional Services
Division of Professional Credential Processing
1400 E. Washington Ave.
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
(608)266-2112   (608)261-7083 fax


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