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PDFWAC 246-834-160

Student midwife permit.

(1) A student midwife permit may be issued to any individual who has:
(a) Successfully completed an accredited midwifery program as specified in WAC 246-834-135, or is foreign trained as specified in WAC 246-834-065(1);
(b) Obtained a minimum period of midwifery training of at least three academic years as required by WAC 246-834-140;
(c) Met the minimum education requirements required in WAC 246-834-140 (2)(a) and (b);
(d) Documentation of undertaking the care of not less than fifty women in each of the prenatal, intrapartum and early postpartum periods as required by RCW 18.50.040 (2)(c);
(e) Satisfactorily completed the NARM examination required by WAC 246-834-050; and
(f) Filed a completed application for student midwife permit under WAC 246-834-060 and accompanied by a nonrefundable fee as specified in WAC 246-834-990.
(2) The student midwife permit authorizes the individuals to practice and observe women in the intrapartum period under the supervision of a licensed midwife under 18.50 RCW, an allopathic physician under chapter 18.71 RCW, an osteopathic physician under chapter 18.57 RCW or certified nurse midwife under chapter 18.79 RCW.
(3) Once all application requirements including clinical components are completed the applicant may be eligible to sit for the Washington state licensure examination.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.010, 18.50.040, 18.50.050, 18.50.135, and 2014 c 187. WSR 17-15-024, § 246-834-160, filed 7/7/17, effective 8/7/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135 and 18.50.045. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-834-160, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-834-160, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.50.135. WSR 82-19-079 (Order PL 406), § 308-115-160, filed 9/21/82.]
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