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Library: Policy

317:30-5-225. Eligible providers

Revised 7-1-13

     The Certified Nurse-Midwife must be a qualified professional nurse registered with the Oklahoma Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education who possesses evidence of certification according to the requirement of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, and has the right to use the title Certified Nurse-Midwife and the abbreviation C.N.M.  Nurse Midwives who practice in states other than Oklahoma must be appropriately licensed in the state in which they practice. The certified nurse midwife accepts responsibility, accountability, and obligation to practice in accordance with usual and customary advanced practice nursing standards and functions as defined by the scope of practice/role definition statements for the certified nurse midwife.  In addition, all providers must have a current contract on file with the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

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