(1) The scope of practice of nurse-midwifery
is the overall management of women's health care, pregnancy, childbirth,
postpartum care for newborns, family planning, and gynecological services
consistent with the standards of practice of the American College of
Nurse-Midwives and the education, training, and experience of the
(2) A nurse-midwife
shall collaborate with a physician with postgraduate training in obstetrics
pursuant to a written agreement with that physician.
(3) A nurse-midwife shall consult with the
collaborating physician regarding any complications discovered by the
nurse-midwife or refer the patient pursuant to the written agreement under sub.
(4) Upon referral under sub.
(3), a nurse-midwife may independently manage that part of the care for a
patient that is consistent with the education, training, and experience of the
Wis. Admin. Code Board of Nursing § N 4.06
Cr. Register, December,
1981, No. 312, eff. 1-1-82; renum. from N. 6.05, Register, September, 1985, No.
357, eff. 10-1-85; CR 03-009: am. Register November 2003 No. 575, eff.
Amended by, CR 20-065: am.
November 2022 No. 793, eff.