MCL - Section 333.17112

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.17112 Obtaining supplies and devices, ordering and obtaining screening tests, and receiving reports of test results; classification as normal pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum period, or newborn period; rules; findings.

Sec. 17112.

    (1) Beginning on the effective date of, and subject to, the rules described in section 17117, and if necessary to the practice of midwifery and consistent with the scope of practice of midwifery, a midwife may directly obtain supplies and devices, order and obtain screening tests including ultrasound tests, and receive verbal and written reports of the results of those tests.
    (2) The department shall promulgate rules that include standards for the delineation of findings that preclude a woman or a newborn from being classified as having a normal pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum period, or newborn period. In promulgating the rules described in this subsection, the department shall consider any data, views, questions, and arguments submitted by the Michigan board of licensed midwifery, the Michigan board of medicine, and the Michigan board of osteopathic medicine and surgery.
    (3) The finding described in subsection (2) shall form the basis for any requirements or restrictions imposed by the board on the practice of midwifery when providing care to women or newborns whose condition is classified as outside of normal.


History: Add. 2016, Act 417, Eff. Apr. 4, 2017
Popular Name: Act 368