Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 65. Direct-Entry Midwives
Section 90. Apprentice Direct-Entry Midwives.
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AS 08.65.090. Apprentice Direct-Entry Midwives.

(a) The board shall issue a permit to practice as an apprentice direct-entry midwife to a person who satisfies the requirements of AS 08.65.050(1) - (3) and who has been accepted into a program of education, training, and apprenticeship approved by the board under AS 08.65.030. A permit application under this section must include information the board may require. The permit is valid for a term of two years and may be renewed in accordance with regulations adopted by the board.

(b) An apprentice direct-entry midwife may perform all the activities of a certified direct-entry midwife if supervised in a manner prescribed by the board by

(1) a certified-direct-entry midwife who has been licensed and practicing in this state for at least two years;

(2) a certified direct-entry midwife who has been licensed for at least two years in a state with licensing requirements at least equivalent in scope, quality, and difficulty to those of this state at the time of licensing, who is certified in this state, and who has practiced midwifery for the last two years;

(3) a physician licensed in this state with an obstetrical practice at the time of undertaking the apprenticeship; or

(4) a certified nurse midwife licensed by the Board of Nursing in this state with an obstetrical practice at the time of undertaking the apprenticeship.

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