§ 467.001 Short title
§ 467.002 Legislative intent
§ 467.003 Definitions
§ 467.004 Council of Licensed Midwifery
§ 467.005 Authority to make rules
§ 467.006 Requirements to practice midwifery
§ 467.009 Midwifery programs; education and training requirements
§ 467.011 Licensure by examination
§ 467.012 Renewal of license
§ 467.0125 Licensure by endorsement
§ 467.013 Inactive status
§ 467.0135 Fees
§ 467.014 Financial responsibility
§ 467.015 Responsibilities of the midwife
§ 467.016 Informed consent
§ 467.017 Emergency care plan; immunity
§ 467.019 Records and reports
§ 467.201 Violations and penalties
§ 467.203 Disciplinary actions; penalties
§ 467.205 Approval of midwifery programs
§ 467.207 Exceptions

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 467 - Midwifery

  • animal: as used in this chapter , shall include wild or game animals whenever necessary to effectively control or eradicate dangerous transmissible diseases or pests which threaten the agricultural interests of the state. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • antepartal: means occurring during pregnancy up to the point of onset of labor. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Approved program: means a midwifery school or a midwifery training program which is approved by the department pursuant to…. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Beef cattle: means animals of the genus Bos of various breeds which are raised primarily for the production of meat. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Cattle: means any bull, steer, ox, cow, heifer, calf, or any other bovine animal. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Certified nurse midwife: means a person who is licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse under part I of chapter 464 and who is certified to practice midwifery by the American College of Nurse Midwives. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Council: means the Council of Licensed Midwifery. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Health. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Director: means the director of the Division of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Division: means the Division of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Domestic animal: shall include any equine or bovine animal, goat, sheep, swine, domestic cat, dog, poultry, ostrich, emu, rhea, or other domesticated beast or bird. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Emergency: means any situation in which the department has declared a pest, a communicable, contagious, or infectious disease of animals, or the presence of biological or chemical residue to be a public nuisance or any situation in which, in the opinion of the department, a pest, disease, or residue endangers or threatens the animals or citizens of the state. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intrapartal: means occurring during the process of giving birth. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Licensure: means authorization and license granted by the department for a person to engage in the practice of midwifery. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Livestock: means grazing animals, such as cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats, other hoofed animals, ostriches, emus, and rheas which are raised for private use or commercial purposes. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Midwife: means any person not less than 21 years of age, other than a licensed physician or certified nurse midwife, who is licensed under this chapter to supervise the birth of a child. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Midwifery: means the practice of supervising the conduct of a normal labor and childbirth, with the informed consent of the parent; the practice of advising the parents as to the progress of the childbirth; and the practice of rendering prenatal and postpartal care. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Normal labor and childbirth: means the physiological process of a healthy woman giving birth to a healthy infant and expelling an intact placenta, without injury, complications, or undue strain to the mother. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Owner: shall include any owner, custodian, or other person in charge of any animal, domestic or otherwise. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Pathogenic organisms: means microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsia, etc. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine as authorized in chapter 458 or chapter 459. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • postpartum: means existing or occurring subsequent to birth. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Preceptor: means a physician, a licensed midwife, or a certified nurse midwife, who has a minimum of 3 years' professional experience, and who directs, teaches, supervises, and evaluates the learning experiences of the student midwife. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quarantine: means a strict isolation imposed on animals, or premises or other defined geographic areas, to prevent the spread of disease or pests. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Stillbirth: means the death of a fetus of more than 20 weeks' gestation. See Florida Statutes 467.003
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Technical council: means the Animal Industry Technical Council. See Florida Statutes 585.01
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01