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Board of Direct Entry Midwifery Revises Oregon Administrative Rules

Monday, December 23, 2019

​Effective January 1, 2020, the Oregon Board of Direct Entry Midwifery under the Health Licensing Office has updated the Direct Entry Midwifery Oregon Administrative Rules. The Board did a complete rule review with a major focus on the following:

  • Requirements for renewing online;
  • Peer review and sentinel events criteria; and
  • Risk criteria for an indication to transfer and consult.

For questions regarding these rules, please contact Samie Patnode at, or call (503) 373-1917.


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