A new California law significantly changes the scope of practice for nurse-midwives. On Nov. 30 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (PT), CHA will host a complimentary, members-only webinar to detail the changes that take effect on Jan. 1.
Among other changes, the law:
- Authorizes a certified nurse-midwife to attend cases of low-risk pregnancy and childbirth, and to provide prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care
- Revises the definition of standardized procedure to mean a document, including protocols, developed in collaboration with, and approved by, a physician and surgeon and the certified nurse-midwife
- Adds specified reporting and data collection requirements for certified nurse-midwives to the Nursing Practice Act
This is a chance to hear about the changes directly from the experts, who will provide best practices advice on how to successfully implement these changes into a care team.