If you are registered solely as a midwife and have been directed to work as a nurse on a nursing unit, or if you are solely a nurse and have been directed to assist with midwifery care, there are a number of factors that must first be considered. The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Queensland) (the National Law) recognises nursing and midwifery as separate professions.
This information sheet outlines the National Law and the NMBA, 'holding out' as being a nurse or midwife, the NMBA's decision making framework and NMBA document - context of practice for RNs and RMs.
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Midwifery,Nurse Practitioner,Professional,Workplace Health Safety
Creation Date: 23 Aug 2022
Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022
Date Authored: 01 Jan 2021
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