24.159.1475 CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIFERY PRACTICE
(1) Certified Nurse Midwifery (CNM) practice means the independent and/or collaborative management of care of women throughout the lifespan. The CNM is certified in the population focus of women's/gender-related health and provides a full range of primary health care services to women throughout the lifespan, including gynecologic care, family planning services, preconception care, prenatal and postpartum care, childbirth, and the care of the newborn in diverse settings. The practice includes treating the male partner of their female clients for sexually transmitted diseases and for reproductive health.
History: 37-1-131, 37-8-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-8-202, 37-8-409, MCA; NEW, 1983 MAR p. 10, Eff. 1/14/83; AMD, 1991 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 12/13/91; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 2152, Eff. 10/26/01; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2861, Eff. 12/25/03; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2346, Eff. 11/7/08; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 1609, Eff. 9/6/13.