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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 467
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F.S. 467.011
467.011 Licensed midwives; qualifications; examination.The department shall issue a license to practice midwifery to an applicant who meets all of the following criteria:
(1) Demonstrates that he or she has graduated from one of the following:
(a) An accredited and approved midwifery program.
(b) A medical or midwifery program offered in another state, jurisdiction, territory, or country whose graduation requirements were equivalent to or exceeded those required by s. 467.009 and the rules adopted thereunder at the time of graduation.
(2) Demonstrates that he or she has successfully completed a prelicensure course offered by an accredited and approved midwifery program. Students graduating from an accredited and approved midwifery program may meet this requirement by showing that the content requirements for the prelicensure course were covered as part of their course of study.
(3) Submits an application for licensure on a form approved by the department and pays the appropriate fee.
(4) Demonstrates that he or she has received a passing score on an examination specified by the department. 1, 3, ch. 82-99; s. 8, ch. 84-268; ss. 4, 5, ch. 91-429; ss. 6, 19, ch. 92-179; s. 79, ch. 2001-62; s. 14, ch. 2022-71.