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Proposed Rule Language for Board of Direct Entry Midwifery

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

​The Board of Direct Entry Midwifery under the Health Licensing Office has filed proposed rules with the Oregon Secretary of State. The proposed language will be published in the February 2021, Oregon Bulletin and will require one hour of cultural competency continuing education every other renewal cycle and will streamline the renewal requirements. 

You are invited to review the proposed rules and submit comments from February 1 through February 28, 2021, at 12 p.m. (noon). Written comments can be submitted by way of postal mail to: 

Attn: Samie Patnode
Health Licensing Office
1430 Tandem Ave. NE, Suite 180
Salem, OR 97301-2192 

To submit your comments by way of email, submit to Samie Patnode at: samie.patnode@dhsoha.state.or.us

There will also be a telephonic public hearing from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, February 25, 2021. To limit exposure and the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, and to adhere to the Governor's physical distancing requirements, the hearing is being held via telephone conference call only. The call-in number is 1-877-336-1828, participant code: 4111788. 

Comments will not be accepted, nor considered, if received after 12 p.m. (noon) on February 28, 2021. For more information or to request alternative formats, please email Samie Patnode at samie.patnode@ dhsoha.state.or.us

Permanent administrative rules are scheduled to become effective on April 15, 2021.

 
 



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