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65-28b03. Same; standards and requirements for licensure. (a) In order to obtain authorization to engage in the independent practice of midwifery, a certified nurse-midwife must meet the following requirements:

(1) Be licensed to practice professional nursing under the Kansas nurse practice act;

(2) have successfully completed a course of study in nurse-midwifery in a school of nurse-midwifery approved by the board;

(3) have successfully completed a national certification approved by the board;

(4) have successfully completed a refresher course as defined by rules and regulations of the board, if the individual has not been in active midwifery practice for five years immediately preceding the application;

(5) be authorized to perform the duties of a certified nurse-midwife by the state board of nursing;

(6) be licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse by the state board of nursing; and

(7) have paid all fees for licensure prescribed in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-28b05, and amendments thereto.

(b) Upon application to the board by any certified nurse-midwife and upon satisfaction of the standards and requirements established under this act, the board shall grant an authorization to the applicant to engage in the independent practice of midwifery.

(c) A person whose licensure has been revoked may make written application to the board requesting reinstatement of the license in a manner prescribed by the board, which application shall be accompanied by the fee prescribed in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-28b05, and amendments thereto.

(d) The provisions of this section shall become effective on January 1, 2017.

History: L. 2016, ch. 92, § 90; July 1.



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