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Practice Clarification Regarding "Well Woman Care"

Question: Does my license as a direct entry midwife allow me to provide gynecological care (“well woman care”) to a woman who is not pregnant and is not within the eight weeks postpartum period following the birth of her baby?

Short Answer: No. A license to be a direct entry midwife does not permit you to provide gynecological care to a woman who is not pregnant and is not within the eight weeks postpartum period following the birth of her baby.

Upcoming HLO closures due to state holidays

Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following day:

  • Monday, September 2, 2019, for Labor Day

 

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