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49 Pa. Code § 18.7. Disciplinary and corrective measures.

§ 18.7. Disciplinary and corrective measures.

 (a)  The Board may refuse, revoke, suspend, limit or attach conditions to the license of a nurse-midwife engaging in conduct prohibited by section 41(8) of the act (63 P. S. §  422.41(8)) for Board-regulated practitioners.

 (b)  The Board will order the emergency suspension of the license of a nurse-midwife who presents an immediate and clear danger for the public health and safety, as required by section 40 of the act (63 P. S. §  422.40).

 (c)  The license of a nurse-midwife shall automatically be suspended, as required by section 40 of the act.


   The provisions of this §  18.7 amended under section 2 of the act of April 4, 1929 (P. L. 160, No. 155) (63 P. S. §  172); and sections 8, 12 and 35(a) of the Medical Practice Act of 1985 (63 P. S. § §  422.8, 422.12 and 422.35(a)).


   The provisions of this §  18.7 adopted January 2, 1987, effective immediately and applies retroactively to December 31, 1986, 17 Pa.B. 24; amended May 19, 1989, effective May 20, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 2161; amended April 3, 2009, effective April 4, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 1625. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (326816).

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