Direct Entry Midwife Advisory Committee

Legislation passed during the 2015 legislative session authorizes the Board to license Direct-Entry Midwives to perform midwifery outside of a hospital setting, primarily in homes.  The Direct-Entry Midwifery Advisory Committee was formed in 2015 and has been working on promulgation of appropriate regulations, an application for licensure form, and other documents that have been subsequently approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing.  The regulations were adopted as of November 17, 2016.  The Board may now commence receiving applications.

  
​​​​ ​ 2022 DEM Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule​
January 7
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February 4
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May 6
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 Meeting time is from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Meetings are generally held the first Friday of each month​.

Strikethrough text: this meeting has been cancelled


The Governor's State of Emergency has ended, but due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Committee meeting scheduled for November 05, 2021, beginning at 10:00 A.M. will be held by conference call/Webex only.


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