in collaborative practice with a certified nurse midwife shall have:
(a) A current, unrestricted license to
practice medicine in the State of Alabama; and
(b) Practiced medicine, including the active
practice of obstetrics and/or gynecology, for at least one year, if the
physician is certified by or eligible for board certification by a specialty
board approved by the American Medical Association or by the American
Osteopathic Association; or have practiced medicine, including the active
practice of obstetrics and/or gynecology, for at least three years.
(2) The Board of Medical
Examiners, in its discretion, may waive the practice requirements in
The physician may not
collaborate with nor supervise any combination of certified nurse midwives,
certified registered nurse practitioners and/or assistants to physicians
exceeding three full-time equivalent positions unless an exemption is granted
"One full-time equivalent" (FTE) is herein described as a person/persons
collectively working forty hours a week, excluding time on call.
Author: Patricia E. Shaner, Attorney for the Board
of Medical Examiners
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filed June 20,
1996; effective July 26, 1996. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 25, 2003;
effective September 29, 2003.
Was previously Rule
renumbered as per certification filed August 25, 2003; effective September 29,
2003. Was previously Rule
renumbered as per certification filed April 23, 2004; effective May 28,
Code of Ala.