Wis. Admin. Code Board of Nursing § N 4.07 - Limitations on the scope of practice

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) A nurse-midwife may not independently manage complications that require referral pursuant to the written agreement under s. N 4.06 (2).
(2) A nurse-midwife may not perform deliveries by forceps or Caesarean section.
(2m) A nurse-midwife may use vacuum extractors only in emergency delivery situations.
(3) A nurse-midwife may not assume any responsibilities that are inconsistent with the education, training, and experience of the nurse-midwife.
(4) Following notification of a physician as required by s. 441.15(4), Stats., a nurse-midwife may continue to manage a delivery if emergency measures are required and the physician has not yet arrived.


Wis. Admin. Code Board of Nursing § N 4.07
Cr. Register, December, 1981, No. 312, eff. 1-1-82; renum. from N. 6.06, Register, September, 1985, No. 357, eff. 10-1-85; CR 03-009: am. (1) and (2) Register November 2003 No. 575, eff. 12-1-2003. Amended by, CR 20-065: am. (1), (2), cr. (2m), am. (3), (4) Register November 2022 No. 793, eff. 2/1/2022

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