Maine Revised Statutes

§12533. Qualifications for licensure as a certified professional midwife

An applicant for a license to practice midwifery as a certified professional midwife shall submit to the board in a format as prescribed by the board the following: [2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).]

1. Fee.  A completed application together with the fee established under section 12538;
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2. Certification.  Proof of a current and valid national certification as a certified professional midwife from the national registry of midwives; and
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3. Education.  Proof of successful completion of a formal midwifery education and training program as follows:
A. An educational program or institution accredited by the midwifery education accreditation council; [2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).]
B. For an applicant certified as a certified professional midwife who is certified before January 1, 2020 and who has completed a midwifery education and training program from an educational program or institution that is not accredited by the midwifery education accreditation council, a midwifery bridge certificate; or [2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).]
C. For an applicant who has maintained an authorization to practice midwifery as a licensed certified professional midwife in a state that does not require completion of a midwifery education and training program from an educational program or institution that is accredited by the midwifery education accreditation council, regardless of the date of that authorization, a midwifery bridge certificate. [2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).]
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SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).