ORS 687.480¹
  • practice standards

(1) The State Board of Direct Entry Midwifery shall adopt rules for the administration of ORS 687.405 (“Direct entry midwifery” defined) to 687.495 (Collection of data on birth and fetal death outcomes).

(2) The board shall adopt practice standards that include:

(a) Maintenance of records of care, including patient charts;

(b) Participation in peer review;

(c) Development of a written plan for emergency transport of patients;

(d) Guidelines for equipment; and

(e) Maintenance of patient disclosure forms, which must include information regarding whether the midwife has malpractice insurance. [1993 c.362 §8; 2001 c.53 §4a; 2013 c.657 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 687—Massage Therapists; Direct Entry Midwives, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors687.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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