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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 85. Board of Medicine
Chapter 130. Regulations Governing the Practice of Licensed Midwives
10/7/2022

18VAC85-130-10. Definitions.

A. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the meanings ascribed to them in § 54.1-2957.7 of the Code of Virginia.

"Midwife"

"Practicing midwifery"

B. The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Board" means the Virginia Board of Medicine.

"Client" means a person receiving midwifery care and shall be considered synonymous with the word "patient."

"Controlled substance" means a drug, substance or immediate precursor in Schedules I through VI as set out in the Drug Control Act (§ 54.1-3400 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

"CPM" means the Certified Professional Midwife credential issued by the North American Registry of Midwives.

"NARM" means the North American Registry of Midwives.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-2957.9 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 10, eff. February 21, 2007.

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