The NCMS expressed its opposition to the emergency rule, citing the lack of legal authority for the MJC to enact rules that evade statutory requirements. With the expiration of the emergency rule, NCMS will continue to defend patient safety on other scope of practice issues as the NCMS advocacy team looks to the upcoming legislative session.
Related Bulletin articles:
Certified Nurse Midwives Emergency Rule Expires August 31 (08-10-2012)
NCMS Comments on Rule Permitting Unsupervised Nurse Midwifery (06-29-2012)
Emergency Rule: Certified Nurse Midwives Permitted to Practice Without Physician Supervision (06-15-2012)